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We are committed to providing a safe, comfortable environment where patients and staff can be confident that best practice is being followed at all times and the safety of everyone is of paramount importance. 


A chaperone acts as a witness for a patient and staff during a medical consultation, examination or procedure where they feel one is required.


If you wish to have a chaperone, please do not hesitate to ask the doctor or healthcare practitioner. The chaperone may be a family member or friend.


On occasion a formal chaperone maybe present i.e. a trained, enhanced DBS checked senior member of staff.


It is practice policy that doctors and healthcare practitioners should always offer a chaperone for an intimate examination. They can also be requested for certain consultations and procedures in accordance with the detailed practice policy.


Where it is not possible to arrange a chaperone, it may be necessary to reschedule your appointment.


You may request to see a full copy of the Practice Chaperone Policy or ask the Reception staff to see the Senior Manager on duty if you have any questions.

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