GP fails to call ambulance for dying friend

A Melbourne GP says he decided not to order an ambulance for a patient after a suspected overdose because he didn’t want to embarrass her family.

Dr Uday Dixit, 62, has been reprimanded for professional misconduct over the death of Yamini Patel, a long-standing patient and family friend.

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal heard that Mrs Patel’s husband

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