There are occasions when the doctor or nurse needs to give you a full examination.
- All patients are entitled to have a chaperone with them for any physical examination.
- The chaperone can be a family member, friend or a member of staff.
- If you want a member of staff to accompany you during the visit please let the receptionist know when you arrive for your appointment.
All patients are entitled to have a chaperone present for any consultation, examination or procedure. If you would like a chaperone, however have not been offered one, please ask your GP, nurse or enquire at reception.
If we can’t provide someone straight away, you may need to return for the examination.