Little India clinic under scrutiny over alleged safety breaches

Video shows X-ray screenings and medical examinations being done with doors open

A clinic performing health screenings for foreign workers in Little India is under scrutiny by the Health Ministry over a video clip alleging medical and safety breaches. The video shows, for instance, X-ray screenings being done with doors open.
Room door left ajar while an X-ray machine is in use
Room door left ajar while an X-ray machine is in usePHOTOS: SCREENGRABS TAKEN FROM VIDEO COURTESY OF ST READER
Radiographer without protective gear
Radiographer without protective gearPHOTOS: SCREENGRABS TAKEN FROM VIDEO COURTESY OF ST READER
Doctor seeing patients with door open
Doctor seeing patients with door openPHOTOS: SCREENGRABS TAKEN FROM VIDEO COURTESY OF ST READER
Doctor seeing patients with door open
Doctor seeing patients with door openPHOTOS: SCREENGRABS TAKEN FROM VIDEO COURTESY OF ST READER

A clinic performing health screenings for foreign workers in Little India is under scrutiny by the Health Ministry (MOH) over a video clip alleging medical and safety breaches.

The 26-minute clip shows, on at least four occasions, an X-ray room door at MCR Clinic in Veerasamy Road left ajar while an X-ray machine is in use.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 29, 2018, with the headline 'Little India clinic under scrutiny over alleged safety breaches'. Subscribe