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Can you please advise me. My go has accused me of "doctor shopping" with, supposedly, 4 other doctors. When I asked for proof they won't provide it. The gp in question told me that she had been contacted, that she has this problem with other patients. I am disgusted and affronted by this false allegation. I want a copy of the said advice they said they had received about myself. I have rung them and emailed, to no avail. I would appreciate your advice herein. Thanks in advance. Denise
Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Australia Law
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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 10 months ago
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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 10 months ago

Good Evening

Have you been to see other doctors recently? If not you can contact medicare and ask for your record and this will provide the evidence.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Just a written response please
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I saw one other bulk bill go on a weekend, when my regular go was not open. I advised my regular gp if same. I have also been in hospital within last 12 weeks for an Emergency Gallbladder removal & had GP home doctor visit me the night I was sent home. No meds were given, nor, prescribed by him.
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
8226; bulk bill GP
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 10 months ago

You have the evidence to back you up.

I would suggest that you show this to your doctor and request again who advised her your were dr shopping.

If they refuse then you can report them to the medical association.

Generally they rely on the medicare records and also prescription records as they are available to the doctors to avoid over prescribing.

If the dr gives you the details then you can confront the person and ask for a retraction and an apology as is required under the defamation act.

I hope this makes sense and is of assistance. If you wish a phone call please elect for one but be aware it will be an additional fee. If there is nothing further thank you for using my services.

If I have missed anything, or you have any further questions please let me know

If there is anything else in the future please do not hesitate to ask.

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Leon

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I will for you the disgusting email they sent me. Telling me not to attend their clinic again. The gp advised me that she had received such notifications, not just about myself, but, more of her other patients. I am convinced that she has over prescribed, and, is trying to cover up her own error.
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 10 months ago

You take this further.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
8226;forward to you (I apologise for the predictive text Error)
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 10 months ago

Do not put it online

It will be public

email it to***@******.***

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
OK. Will do. And, will await your advice herein.
Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 10 months ago

I will get it tomorrow as it is checked before I get it.

I will respond as soon as I get it.

Have a good night.

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