We respect your privacy, dignity and religious or cultural beliefs. This is particularly important when an intimate examination is suggested by the clinican. Intimate examinations are only carried out with your express agreement. For these examinations, you will be offered a chaperone to attend the examination if you so wish.
You may also request a chaperone when making the appointment or on arrival at the surgery (please let the receptionist know) or at any time during the consultation.
You will be asked if there are particularly members of staff you would prefer not to act as a chaperone, for example if they are known to you. By choosing for certain staff members not to be present, your treatment will be in no way affected.
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