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"The right to choose in the radiology sector."

About: Specialists in the Canning Electoral District

(as the patient),

At the radiology I wasn't told the person performing the very intimate examination wasn't a registered nurse or a qualified doctor, and was given a male examiner.  When I objected I was told to make another appointment.  Next appointment after the humiliating experience, found out I could have had a MRI instead and the person violating me wasn't a nurse or a doctor and I could have paid to go to a woman's clinic instead and had someone who was.  The radiology forms had a list of all the doctor's working there but it didn't say, and at no point was I told, that this person violating me wasn't a doctor or a nurse.  When complaining was referred to a complaint department, I said the form could have a line with a box to tick asking would you prefer a male or female examiner and a line stating the person examining you was going to be a technician not a qualified doctor or registered nurse.  I was told that's something they are not willing to do. Left me feeling violated and my human rights breached so as I could not give true informed consent.

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