Ghanaian Doctor Opens up About how a Patient Asked him to Donate Blood for her

Ghanaian Doctor Opens up About how a Patient Asked him to Donate Blood for her

  • A young Ghanaian doctor recently resorted to social media to vent about some of the things that make his work difficult sometimes
  • He shared that he has had several instances where patients requested that he help pay their hospital bills
  • The stressed medic revealed that he was recently asked by one patient to donate his blood for her

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A frustrated Ghanaian doctor recently got many talking after taking to social media to vent about how hard his job is sometimes.

In a post sighted by on the Twitter timeline of @dela_the_inker, the doctor recounted that some pateinets come in expecting him to foot their lab and medication bills.

Young medic shares how he was asked by a patient to donate his blood for her
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He also revealed that not long ago he was asked by another patient to donate blood for her.

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"Being a doctor can be hard.. patients expect you to pay for their labs and medications… today, someone asked me to donate blood for her ! Ei. Imagine if you’re paying for everyone and donating blood for everyone"

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His tweet gathered more than 150 with 10 quote tweets and 50 retweets.

A few of the comments the were left under the post has been highlighted below by;

@Esi_j commented:

I was taking samples for one of my patients and I just wasn’t getting enough blood to fill the bottles, this baby boy said i should top up with my own blood because he is tired

@Me_Man_Nti replied:

I payed for a patient to do FBS. results came as 2.5mmol/L I got her fanta in addiction

From @mr_rAq:

Soon you go start donate kidney en tinz

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@ ayjaayyy shared:

This cracked me up so baaadd but it's a sad truth

@BlayRichard commented:

Donate your reward is in heaven la earlier reported that a Ghanaian man by the name of Wisdom Ekui has recently taken to social media to narrate a disappointing encounter he had with a doctor.

In the post sighted by on his Facebook handle, Wisdom revealed that a doctor decided to choose to watch Manchester United football match over attending to sick children.

Narrating the incident, Wisdom said he and his wife have a one-month-old baby who was sick and they came to see the doctor.


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