Patients Rights and Responsibilities

Patients aged 40 –74  are entitled to a free NHS health check with a HCA. Patients aged over 75 and have not seen a doctor/nurse in the previous 12 months may request a health check with a HCA. All patients are entitled to have a chaperone present for any consultation, examination or procedure where they consider one is required. All practice staff who are able to act as a chaperone have been fully trained. Responsibilities: Arrive on time for your appointments. Inform the practice of your intention to cancel an appointment in good time.