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11 Aug 18 #503346 by HRabbit
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Hello. I have a daughter with some issues requiring medication. Nothing major behaviourly but still requiring medication.

Since the beginning I have believe the medication and dose over suppresses her and is having a very negative effect on her schooling and socially..

However my ex refuses to discuss it or anything with me and the Doctor (who has been told I am a demon) says she will not discuss with me directly, I should discuss it with my ex. So I am in stalemate. No one will listen to me or hear my concerns, which are genuine.

Someone has told me the Doctors position infringes my parental rights. What can I do to get my views discussed?

I am not saying I am right (I am not a Doctor) but I want someone to consider my input and possibly trial an alternative.

Very frustrating having a serious concern and belief things could be much better for her, but then only hitting a brick wall.

Thanks for any help.

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13 Aug 18 #503358 by .Sylvia
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If there's no court order preventing you from doing so, then there's no reason why you can not discuss your child's medical concerns with a GP - you may need to consider making an appointment with a different GP. You would still need to inform your ex after the appointment that you have spoken with the GP, and share any relevant information.

Any medical treatment, such as regular mediation must be a decision that is made jointly between you and your ex.

See this informative article for information on Parental Responsibility - www.wikivorce.com/divorce/FAQs/Child-Con...-Responsibility.html

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13 Aug 18 #503359 by HRabbit
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Thank you Sylvia, I will take a read.

The Doctor is a specialist, based at the hospital, so it is not easy to get in contact, as it would be at a GP surgery.

I do not know who she works for, or how and who to escalate it too.

My next step is to go to the GP surgery and see of they can point me in the right direction.

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