Little India clinic under scrutiny over alleged safety breaches

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

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 (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'. Print Edition | Subscribe