Chaperone Guidance at Crawley Down Health Centre

The use of chaperones for intimate examinations is frequently encountered in hospital settings. By “intimate”, this could mean Breast; Pelvic; Rectal examinations and Cervical smears.

Traditionally, chaperones are less frequently encountered in General Practice. We do believe however that every patient (and Doctor) has a right to a chaperone if requested and we would not […]