"Embarrassing having to tell my symptoms to a waiting room full of people"
About: Fitzroy Crossing Hospital Fitzroy Crossing Hospital Fitzroy Crossing 6765
Posted by Fitzroy Crossing resident (as ),
Often I can't get GP appointments so I have to go through the emergency/triage system to see a doctor. I find this quite confronting as I have to explain my symptoms (which have often been of a private nature) to the nurse at the front triage desk, in front of a waiting room of people. This is especially uncomfortable because this is a small town where everybody knows each other. I also feel uncomfortable sitting in the waiting room hearing other people being triaged. The whole process is very public and I don't feel like there is much respect for people's privacy.