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    And if so why?
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    as long as they have the right qualifications I couldn't give a ****
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Honestly, with all the 'equality' nonsense, I'd be more comfortable with those who I am sure have earned their place
    What's this supposed to mean?
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Honestly, with all the 'equality' nonsense, I'd be more comfortable with those who I am sure have earned their place
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    U no. U no.

    Its not much of an issue in healthcare, I'd imagine, since only a small proportion of doctors are white British. But anyway

    http://rentaminority.com/
    Doctors all have an MBBS or some sort of qualification, ethnicity is irrelevant.

    It seems like its white ppl are the ones using this lol
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    As long as they do this, as soon as I get into their clinic:

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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Did you want honest answers or not? Its the effect of 'drives for diversity in the workplace' and quotas.
    You gotta problem with the skin colour of your doctor?
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    (Original post by Mojo Banjo)
    And if so why?
    What country are you messaging from firstly? Seriously.
    The only people that I've seen who have had issues with the colour of a doctors skin have been the racist/ignorant type/mentally challenged.
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    Idc as long as they're hot :sexface:

    My GP is a 50 year old
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    Honestly, with all the 'equality' nonsense, I'd be more comfortable with those who I am sure have earned their place
    Trying to attract right wingers of TSR I see
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    Tbh, I'd feel more comfortable around a doctor that looked like me or had similar features relatable to me e.g. Ethnic backgorund/Fairly young/Female etc
    In general, I think people feel more at ease when they are around people that look like them
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    Why does colour matter when they can save your life.
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    These ppl have worked hard to become a doctor, give up their time for you and you spit in their faces and say 'i dont feel safe, you're not white' smh
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    No.
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    No, as long as they are qualified to treat patients then it doesn't matter for me. As long as it's not Dr Nick from the Simpsons.
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    (Original post by Mathemagicien)
    No (calm down), as I said its an unconscious bias, thanks to news like this:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3626788.stm

    Which make ethnic employees look like tokens (rather racist, isn't it?) and reduces my trust in them, unfortunately.
    There's a difference between having a token receptionist in an awful media firm, and having a token qualified doctor, in that it doesn't matter if they're token - they're still fully qualified to treat you. It's actually not possible to have a token person in such a highly trained field - people there deserve it.
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    The colour makes absolutely no difference in my mind. However, I met a few foreign doctors in British hospitals and found I struggled to understand what they say - their English wasn't brilliant or they had a thick accent, and this might worry me slightly if this was the case! While Im sure theyvwere very clever and good at their job, for being a doctor, communication is really important!

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    (Original post by Mojo Banjo)
    And if so why?
    No, the exact opposite, pakistani and inidian doctors are more genuine.

    I can never tell if white doctors really care about their patients.
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    I've had Muslim drs since I were small and they are so detached and rough like tyhey're about to perform surgery or something. They just come in like "oo oo-kee. Get on de taburl an' I vill opan you up an' see vuts inside joo." It's like er ok nice to meet you too Dr. Kamal...I'm 4 can you be nicer, cheers?

    Meanwhile a Dr. Mitchell lets me call her Dr. Kate and gives me candy for being a good lad :cool: lool
 
 
 
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