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We have to stop making excuses for abusive patients


As a locum I get people who come and feels it is ok to be rude and/or late like a supply teacher but I am usually firm and fair I will tell them it is not acceptable. For too long I thought it is better to keep peace and bite my tongue but what I find it I would be driving home and be kicking myself for not saying anything and be annoyed so now I say it to them. Quite a few people are totally unrepentant but then someone needs to tell them they are rude and it looks like no one has so far. Unfortunately, there is no point turning to the useless GMC or DoH all they say it well it is "unacceptable" what a pointless and toothless comment.

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14 Jul 2018

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