"People deserve to be treated with more dignity."
About: Ninewells Hospital / Xrays and scans Ninewells Hospital Xrays and scans DD1 9SY
Posted by Slight tweak required (as ),
I was at the X-Ray department yesterday with my brother. He was the one getting a scan and I was only there for support. The staff were lovely and the whole process was pretty slick. What wasn't good was how these poor people were treated. Each patient arrived and was ushered into a little cupboard and asked to dress in a flimsy nighty type garment but leave their shoes, socks and underwear on. They were given a bag for their garments and then ushered to a seat carrying their possessions in their little bag. These are grown men and women who are no doubt worried sick about going for their scan. I felt they were being treated in the demeaning manner. Surely something could be done to treat these patient with more dignity and be given more privacy. I would ask that someone looks at the process and makes changes to improve things. These are worried sick people and deserve better handling.