Arrange for a Chaperone
Would you like someone to accompany you in your consultation?
The General Medical Council (GMC) states that a Chaperone does not have to be Medically Qualified, but will ideally:
- be sensitive, and respectful of the patients dignity and confidentiality
- be prepared to reassure the patient if they show signs of distress or discomfort
- be familiar with the procedures involved in routine intimate examination.
If so, please advise the reception staff and this can be arranged for you.