The GP MP, the reporter and the manicure gone wrong

How Dr Phelps helped diagnose a serious infection mid-interview with a TV journalist

MP Dr Kerryn Phelps couldn’t help but put her GP hat on while being interviewed on Nine Network's A Current Affair recently, possibly saving the reporter a manicure-induced trip to surgery.

Dr Phelps was being interviewed by A Current Affair's Alex Bernhardt when the GP noticed the journalist’s elbow was inflamed.