Cults Medical Group is 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.
This chaperone policy adheres to local and national guidance and policy – e.g. “NCGST Guidance on the Role and Effective Use of chaperones in Primary and Community Care settings”.
The chaperone policy is clearly advertised through patient information leaflets, websites (where available) and on notice boards, Patients are encouraged to ask for a chaperone if required at the time of booking appointment wherever possible.
All staff are aware of and have received appropriate information in relation to this chaperoning policy. All formal chaperones understand their role and responsibilities and are competent to perform that role.