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Revealed: the 47% rise in antisocial behaviour in GP practices last year

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I do wonder how often antisocial behaviour is designed by the patient to get attention ahead of the queue. In A&E everyone was waiting patiently when a teenage girl came in with a small cut on her head. She moaned and moaned about the queue, but when staff went by started to scream in pain at the cut and the blood (now dried) in her hair. Quiet the rest of the time, as soon as she spotted someone in uniform, even the janitor, she would go into her act until she was plonked in a wheelchair and sent in ahead of the rest. Personally, I'd have given her a Vulcan grip and told her to sit the F*** down. But that's why I'm in private practice rather than general, and I do feel for the staff that have to put up with this selfish behaviour, or even feel they have to indulge it for the sake of everyone else's sanity..

Posted date

21 Jun 2013

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10:48am

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