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Improving Access 

As from the 1st April 2018 the Burney Street catchment area has reduced so that we may take care of the local residents living in and around the Surgery. 

Existing registered patients will not be removed unless in the future they move home however they will be able to remain at Burney Street if they move into the new catchment area.

A list of the accepted streets can be found under the New Patients section.

Catchment Area April 2018

CHAPERONE POLICY

All examinations may place patients in a situation in which they will feel uncomfortable, and this may be compounded further by the need to undress, consent to intimate touching or intrusive examination. The presence of a third party may alleviate some of these concerns and provide protection for both patient and clinician.

Ideally, the clinician will have explained the nature of the examination, the reasons for it, and what is involved prior to it commencing, and will have given the patient the opportunity to have a chaperone present.

Alternatively, the clinician may themselves have elected to have a chaperone present for their own security. Either way, it is important for at least one of the persons present that the third party is also there.

Further details can be found in our Chaperone Policy by clicking on the link below.....

Chaperone Policy R15

 

 
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