Sandy lane Surgery 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.
The Chaperone Policy adheres to local and national guidance on the role of effective use of chaperones in primary and community care settings.
- Emotional comfort and reassurance
- Assist in an examination (i.e. during IUCD insertion)
- Assist in undressing
- Protection to the health care professional against allegations or attack