Specialist Medical Randwick

Name of practice:  Specialist Medical Randwick
Practitioner seen:  Nicholas Murray
What type of medical professional did you see?  Sleep specialist
Is this a practitioner you've seen before?  No
Which appointment are you reviewing?  First and Second appointment
Were the practice staff that you interacted with (other than practitioner) respectful?  Yes
Was bulk billing available?  No
Were you the patient on this visit?  Yes
When did you visit: 2019, first half of year
Rate visit out of 10, with 10 being the best experience you could have.  9/10
Rate clinic out of 10, with 10 being the best clinic ever.  9/10

Demographics (who’s this review by)
Are you transgender/gender diverse?  Yes
Are you non-binary?  No
What is your gender?  Man
Are you intersex?  No
Are you disabled? (physically disabled, cognitively disabled, have a developmental disorder, d/Deaf, HOH, blind/vision impaired, chronically ill, mentally ill, neurodivergent).  Yes
What is your sexuality?  Gay
Has any of this changed since the appointment you are reviewing? Please comment.  No
Are you Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander?  No
What is your ethnicity?  White

Trans Healthcare
Did this practitioner ask about your gender identity?  Yes
Was the practitioner respectful of your gender identity?  Yes
Did they ask for your preferred name?  Yes
Did they use the name you gave them?  Yes
Did they use the pronouns you gave them?  Yes
Did their form let you put whatever gender you wanted?  Yes
Did you feel like the practitioner had treated trans patients before?  Yes
Did you seek transition related medical care during this appointment?  No
Did the practitioner take you seriously?  Yes
Did the practitioner respect your concerns and decisions about your transition?  N/A
Did the practitioner respect your concerns and decisions about your sexual health?  Yes
Did the practitioner respect your concerns and decisions about your reproductive health?  N/A
Did the practitioner respect your concerns and decisions in relation to your mental health?  Yes
Did the practitioner respect your concerns and decisions in relation to your physical health?  Yes
Please rate the staff at the practice from 1 to 10 on trans inclusivity, 10 being excellent.  9/10
Please rate the practitioner from 1 to 10 on trans inclusivity, 10 being excellent.  9/10
Any other comments?  I have yet to change my legal name and it causes me some distress. Nick was instantly understanding and changed it everywhere he legally could, didn’t ask prying questions and allowed me to take the lead on talking about it, and talked to the receptionists and staff about it without my prompting 

Accessibility
Are you disabled? (physically disabled, cognitively disabled, have a developmental disorder, d/Deaf, HOH, blind/vision impaired, chronically ill, mentally ill, neurodivergent).  Yes
Was there a wheelchair-accessible entrance with no stairs?  Yes
If yes, is this entrance unlocked?  Yes
Were the doorways wide enough for large wheelchairs/scooters?  Yes
Were there wheelchair accessible bathrooms?  Yes
If yes, are the bathrooms unlocked?  Yes
Was the waiting room quiet?  Yes
Did the waiting room have adequate seating?  Yes
Did the waiting room have adequate space for wheelchair/mobility scooter users?  Yes
Please estimate how long you waited for your appointment.  15-20 minutes
Was information available in Easy English?  Not sure
Was information available in braille or screen-reader compatible electronic formats?  Not sure
Was information available in Auslan?  Not sure
Were the staff respectful, especially in regards to disability?  Yes
Were staff knowledgeable about disability and access rights?  Yes
Please add any other comments about your experience here.  Was good and respectful. Also took my health problems seriously, was willing to propose things I hadn’t considered but took me at my word when I disagreed with his assessment.