For anyone out there who has followed my blog for a while, you know how I feel about doctors, in particular paediatricians (and ENT doctors). I have whinged and whined my way through Winter.
Today, though, I have vowed never to complain about the services offered to me by our paed…okay, maybe I won’t be able to keep that vow and maybe it is unrealistic, given the way I distrust doctors in general.
When I read this story in one of my favourite blogs and followed the links to this blog, I admit I was thankful for all that our paediatrician has done for Ivy and Noah. I was also thankful that we don’t have the health care system that people living in the USA have to deal with.
Both of these mums have triplets, born prematurely and both have had issues with their paediatricians. Go and read for yourself.
If you are Australian, you will be gobsmacked. If that is not enough to peak your interest, how about ‘called security’, ‘have us arrested’ and ‘dismissed from the service because the doctor didn’t like his tone’ for key statements?
If you are American… is this normal? Are these the kinds of things you have to deal with regularly?
Please tell me that all doctors do not have an etiquette policy. Please tell me that you are not all told that you will not be seen if you stink or if your children are too sick?!?!?!?
Like I said…speechless.
Luckily I can still type.