CP74 Intimate examinations and Chaperone Policy


Category
Clinical Practice (Policies)
Code
CP74
Issue No
2

Target Audience

All CWP staff

Purpose

The purpose of the policy is to ensure that patients’ safety, privacy and dignity is protected during intimate examinations. To ensure staff are protected when undertaking intimate examinations to minimise the risk of a Health Care Professional’s actions being misinterpreted

Origin

Lead Executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies Patient Partnership

Author
Consultant Nurse


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

18 April 2019

Review Date

18 April 2024

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