Jeremy* was refused surgery at a private hospital when they found out that he was HIV positive.
The hospital claimed that their facilities were not equipped to treat a patient with HIV.
Jeremy lodged a complaint with ADNSW.
At conciliation, the hospital agreed to change their policies, paid Jeremy compensation and gave him a written apology which he accepted, resolving the matter.
*Name has been changed to protect the privacy of the individual.
14 Dec 2022
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