"Lack of dignity during urological examination"

(as the patient),

I was in a large operating room for a recent urological examination and a male assistant came to “prep” me on the table. He just pulled the gown right up to my shoulders to be ready for the urologist on arrival. I was left bare from the neck down, on my back in full view of about the dozen male & female staff at work around the room.

That may not be particularly important. It has nothing to do with actual medical treatment. And I'm male, in my 50's, and not shy. But I think it is an example of poor staff behaviour – at best disinterested or careless, at worst even contemptuous.

On final arrival, the urologist proved extremely capable and professional. So don’t want any kickback there and won’t name the (large London) hospital involved.

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