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Two thirds of GPs experience abuse from patients as rates rise


I've always been astonished how serial abusers have been given 2nd, 3rd and more chances by practices, who fear a complaint if they throw them off the list too quickly. Well, to Hell with that, put up the Zero Tolerance posters, plaster it on your website/leaflet, and kick them out on first offence. It's usually the poor receptionists who have to bear the brunt of these cowardly bullies, and we owe it to our staff to protect them. Let them moan to NHSE all they like, I'd rather handle their pathetic complaints than empower/reward their disgusting, entitled,aggressive ,violent behaviour.

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14 Apr 2017

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