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Headline

GPs to be covered by new 'zero tolerance' policy against abuse from patients

Comment

We are talking about two things here, and the unclear language being used is unhelpful. We appear to be talking about zero tolerance for violence and assault; but we should also be talking about zero tolerance (within the GP’s discretion, to allow for upset and reasonable but agitated patients) for threats and verbal abuse.

Posted date

31 Oct 2018

Posted time

11:36am

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