Consent to treatment
You have the right to accept or refuse treatment that is offered to you, and not to be given any physical examination or treatment unless you have given valid consent. If you do not have the capacity to do so, consent must be obtained from a person legally able to act on your behalf, or the treatment must be in your best interests.
You have the right to have a chaperone (someone to accompany you) or an interpreter with you at your consultation, should you request one. If you require a chaperone then please make it known on your clinician so that we can arrange for one where it is possible.
We aim to provide safe services and to protect all patients from harm or abuse. If you have any concerns about our services or any of our staff, please let us know by emailing email@example.com or phoning us on 0208 911 1130. Reporting your concerns will not affect your right to receive services from us.
If you have any concerns about a patient or wish to speak to someone about any safeguarding concerns, please inform a clinical member of staff who will be able to help you. There are designated safeguarding leads within the organisation who will be involved in advising you.If you have been abused or have reason to suspect that someone, an adult or child, may be at risk of harm contact your local council for advice and help.