Some unvaccinated children being denied treatment from GP’s
Children are being turned away from their GP?s and denied treatment for failing to be fully vaccinated.
A poll by the Royal Children’s Hospital has found one-in-six children who were not up-to-date with their shots had been denied care by a health provider.
Doctor Anthea Rhodes has told 3AW Breakfast to treat all patients equally is part of a practicing oath doctors, nurses and other health providers should practice by.
‘Ethically, this is a really concerning outcome to see that children who are, we have to remember as well, are not making this decision themselves to not unvaccinated.
‘Then potentially being disadvantaged by being denied healthcare,’ Dr Rhodes told Ross and John.
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Should a doctor be allowed to refuse treatment to an unvaccinated child?
? 3AW Breakfast (@RossAndJohn) March 7, 2017