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Mousedl1 Fri 08-Apr-16 18:57:55

I have been ill for a couple of months and needing regular blood tests and consultations at hospital and GP to amend meds. I always avoid a Dr at GP as I don't really like her way, today they called after bloods in saying I need to be seen ASAP and have an appointment in an hour (who knew my doctors actually had appointments this year!!) but only with this GP so I accepted.
Appointment wasn't too bad in the scheme of things apart from when she wanted to listen to my chest. She literally grabbed my jumper and pulled it off then the same with my top no asking me if it was it for me to lift them up. She then made a joke about my top and I should have hers and swap as her colour would suit me better.
I work in healthcare and would never dream off just roughly grabbing someone's clothes and taking them off, so AIBU to put it on file I refuse to see her again

Yanbu

I probably would have burst in to tears if a Dr took my top off, once I'd broken out of my freeze on the spot reaction.

Maybe she thinks she is ok as she's a woman, but that is not on. Ywnbu to write to the practice manager to tell them why you don't want to see this Dr again.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Fri 08-Apr-16 19:19:37

If someone lifted my top up. I'd be calling it assault.

Mousedl1 Fri 08-Apr-16 19:35:16

I am normally a say it like it is girl but it literally caught me off guard and I found myself child like and frozen. She got her stethoscope then walked behind me grabbed my jumper and pulled I sort of fumbled with the top pulling it down and she said she was listening to my chest, no can I or is it ok. That's not consent in the medical field and in my profession I know I would never just do that but it blindsided me and I actually said nothing wrapped up my appointment so I could get out but am now feeling annoyed

NotnowNigel Fri 08-Apr-16 19:48:55

I'd drop a note in to the doctor and just tell her that her lack of warning and request for permission before touching your clothes startled you and left you feeling annoyed.

If you can be arsed. Personally I think there's much more to be worried about in life.

Iliveinalighthousewiththeghost Fri 08-Apr-16 19:51:36

Personally I think there's much more to be worried about in life.
That's not for you to say though, is it Nigel. You're not the one it happened to. I think OP will be the judge of whether it's something to worry about or not.

PortiaCastis Fri 08-Apr-16 19:53:40

So the GP literally grabbed your jumper and pulled it off.
I'd have questioned that

IntelligentPutty Fri 08-Apr-16 20:03:48

YANBU. She sounds like a bitch.

MiscellaneousAssortment Fri 08-Apr-16 20:32:40

Personally I think there's much more to be worried about in life.

Says someone who clearly has no empathy or experience of the many reasons why this would be a deeply triggering and/ or disturbing thing to happen.

Mousedl1 Fri 08-Apr-16 20:37:01

I have had really bad hospital experiences including being sexually assaulted in the local hospital by a member of staff (who went to prison for 5 years after pleading guilty). 99% of he time I am fine and it doesn't bother me and I know it shouldn't have any bearing on what happened today but it threw me and trigger the feeling of being vunrable and I didn't act to stop it I froze and I feel I shouldn't ever be in that position

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