A woman has told how she was forced to have an appointment in a hotel room because her GP thought she was pregnant.
Key points:The patient said the GP’s office was “really weird”The woman’s GP called in a friend to get a picture of the woman for the GP to send to the patientThe GP later admitted to the woman it was “an oversight”The GP was not available for comment at the time of publication.
But on Saturday the woman was informed that she had a private appointment in her GP’s private office.
“I’m feeling a bit anxious about it,” the woman said.
“My GP’s not going to come over.
He’s not in the office.
It felt like I was going to die.””
It was really weird.
It felt like I was going to die.”
The woman said she was worried about what would happen if she did not get her appointment.
When I was in hospital I was not given a bed or a stretcher. “
The GP said I could have an operation but I’m just worried about the consequences.”
When I was in hospital I was not given a bed or a stretcher.
I had to get up in the car and go through the door.
“The GP called the woman’s friend to make a phone call, but the friend was not there at the moment.”
So I got in the ambulance and we got the picture,” she added.”
But then I was told I was late.
I’m so confused.
“What if there’s a problem?
What if I’m late because I’m not here or I’ve got an emergency?””
He’s just a really weird GP.
He just looks at you like ‘oh, that’s really weird’.”
He’ll never apologise.
“The patient was told that if she didn’t come over in a couple of days she could have a private meeting with the GP, but she didn, and her GP didn’t, apologise.
She said she didn�t want the GP involved in her pregnancy, and said she would never go to the GP office again.
The woman is now trying to get some support from the GP who she said initially called her about the GP appointment.
Topics:health,women,obesity,pregnancy-and-childbirth,surgery,gda,nsw,brisbane-4000,vicFirst posted May 18, 2020 11:34:24Contact Lisa DicksonMore stories from Victoria