"Don't go to radiology"

About: Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital

What I liked

The radiologist scanning me was very nice and kind. I have no problems with this lady.

What could be improved

I needed an internal scan (vaginal) scan as something showed up on the abdomen scan. The radiologist was professional, but there were two other hospital workers in the room who were not. They sat at the end of the bed (frankly the very worst place they could position themselves) and spent the whole time chatting about a previous patient and looked things up on a computer. The final straw is when they both got up (mid scan) and decided to open the door onto the waiting area. I protested at this and was covered up with a small sheet. The radiologist was embarrassed. it was awkward. There was no understanding of privacy or dignity by the two assistants.

I later had to return for a repeat scan and from the waiting area I saw the same two assistants treating other patients in a similar fashion.

Anything else?

I would not recommend.

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