Gg Surgery Case Study

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A right is morally what we are entitled to as a human being, rights must be respected by people around us, also individuals must also value other people people 's rights. An example of a right is the freedom of speech, this right allows an individual to speak their mind or their beliefs without being discriminated against for doing so. An individual has various rights when visiting a GP surgery for instance being protected and respected, it is exceptional that a GP surgery protects the right of its service users as if not the patients could complain against the GP if they feel like their rights are being withheld from them. It is also the GP 's responsibility to ensure that an individual rights are protected and being valued while visiting …show more content…
For example if a GP is under the impression that an individual is a threat to themselves or anyone around them ,the GP is then responsible to make sure the individual does not cause any harm ,This may mean they need to be sectioned or restrained from harming themselves or others that may be under threat. Also if a patient tells their GP they are being abused sexually or domestically, It is then again the GPs responsibility to make sure they get referred to specialist help or counselling that will prevent the individual to be in an unsafe environment.

When in a GP surgery an individual has the right to be treated equally and not be discriminated against ,for example people with different ethnic backgrounds should all be treated equally and not feel discriminated against at the surgery by the staff and by other patients. If this unfortunately happens there will be serious action taken place to ensure the GP surgery takes their patients seriously and to also show respect towards
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This is to show that GP 's value all of their patients rights and it will ensure them that an individual will feel more like a human being and that they aren 't being discriminated against by being communicated in a way that they don’t understand or find difficult to understand. GP 's must also value their patients right to be respected. This will make an individual feel less awkward and more comfortable at the surgery as some people find the GP surgery intimidating and stressful when visiting it. This may mean a doctor will greet their patient politely with a firm handshake to create a comfortable atmosphere before the

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