According to the GMC and CQC Nigel’s Surgery information, every GP practice should have a chaperone policy in place for the benefit of both patients and staff. Members of staff who undertake a formal chaperone role must be trained in order to develop the necessary competencies required.

This online course is appropriate for all clinical and non-clinical staff wishing to perform the role of a formal chaperone in a health care setting.

Course Programme

  • Pre-course stimulation offered as an informative, supplementary document to prepare for the subject (approx. 45 minutes)
  • Invitation to attend a live virtual webinar workshop (90 minutes)
  • Post-course wrap-up document to check learning, offer further resources, and access evaluation and attendance certificate (approx. 45 minutes)
  • To complete the downloadable skills competency at the delegates place of work.

Course Content

  • What is a chaperone?
  • Intimate examinations
  • Why chaperones need to be present
  • Patient’s rights
  • Special circumstances
  • The role of the chaperone during video consultation
  • The role and responsibility of a chaperone
  • Raising concerns
  • Protocols, policies and competence

You will have access to relevant and up-to-date documents, videos and links on the CMT Clarimed Training website following completion of this course.


Once you have booked onto this course, Clarimed  will send a link to the pre-course document and an online access link to the virtual workshop. Once you have attended the workshop, Clarimed will send the post-workshop document link and attendance sheet.

You will receive a digital copy of their certificate via email once they complete the course.