Hi i bought a pregnany test in tesco supermarket and the lady who sold it to me spread a rumour about me being pregnant before i even used it. I am 35 years of age and work as an assistant hotel manager in a promenant hotel in the town.Shortly after using the test which was positive i had a threatend misscarage. But little did i know the hotel and most of the town were talking about me being pregnant. i was forced into telling my family and friends about the pregnancy even though i still don't know if every thing is ok.My 14 week scan is not until next week but i was afraid my family would find out about it from the rumours. My question is do tesco workers have a confidentiality policy about such private matters and if so what should my next step be. the whole matter has caused me extra stress in an already stressful time.
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No, there is not any obligation on her from a legal point of view to confidentiality unless she is a pharmacist, in which case you can report her to her governing body. In relation to doing something about this, all you can really do is lodge a complaint with Tesco in relation to the matter
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