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Doctors want 'sanctions' for patients who post recordings of consultations online


Angry at our weakness on this one. If recordings are made with both patient and gp consent; then so be it (as long as no 3rd party info is divulged) However a secret recording by a patient, which is then posted to internet (tagged as me) for all to comment... That is a complete breakdown of 'doctor-patient relationship'. I can't believe we can't pass a stronger reply to this one. The statement above that "The consultation belongs to the patient" should make us all very angry. It is simply wrong. A consultation is a 2 way dialogue between a doctor and a patient, and we both have rights. Patients have right to respect,dignity,trust and diligance, do we not have the same?. If this happens to me, I resign next day. Can't be any clearer than that.

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28 Jun 2018

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