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Doctor homophobically abuses hospital patient

Sun 18 Dec 2016 In: New Zealand Daily News View at Wayback

An apparently drunk and stressed doctor entered a patient's room at Waikato Hospital in the early hours of Saturday morning and repeatedly called the man a faggot. Robert Pere Williams, 22, who has cystic fibrosis, videoed the confrontation in which the doctor said: "I'm not fucking pissed faggot. You think I'm fucking pissed? You wanna see me pissed? You wanna fucking see me pissed? Fucking whip out my bottle of whiskey, you faggot." The unnamed doctor repeatedly used the homophobic slur, including when Williams remonstrated with him that it was four in the morning. "Oh, fuck off, like time matters to you, faggot," the doctor replied. "You wanna sleep? If you want to sleep I'll fucking let you sleep, faggot." Elsewhere in the conversation the doctor told Williams he was stressed due to Waikato Hospital being understaffed. He was apparently at times crying and also threatened to kill himself. You can read a full news report of the incident, including the cellphone video, here.    

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Sunday, 18th December 2016 - 8:07pm

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