"Respect and sensitivity required"
About: NHS East and North Hertfordshire NHS East and North Hertfordshire Welwyn Garden City AL8 6JL Queen Elizabeth I I Hospital (Welwyn Garden City) Queen Elizabeth I I Hospital (Welwyn Garden City) Welwyn Garden City AL7 4HQ
Posted by Kiki Kaye (as ),
To invest so much into a state of the art breast unit, why can simple measures not be take to respect patients confidentiality? The reception desk really couldn't get closer to the many mixture of waiting patients, relatives and other visitors. Today I was asked for my name, DOB and purpose of visit! I mean really, has all patient respect and sensitivity gone out of the window. In such an environment, one would think an atmosphere conducive to managing patients anxieties and concerns would be managed better.