Lechlade Medical Centre

Oak Street, Lechlade, GL7 3RY

Current time is 19:07 - Sorry, we're closed


Telephone: 01367 252264


Following the success to our drive through flu clinic on Saturday at the Fire station, we wanted to remind patients that we are running similar clinics on 9th and 16th October. Please note that these are for our over 65’s and/or those with an underlying condition. Please call our reception team on 01285 654 733 to book your appointment.


1. The GP or nurse should explain why the procedure or examination is necessary and what it will involve in a way that you can understand. You should know what to expect, including any pain and discomfort and should be able to ask questions.

2. Your verbal consent will be requested prior to all examinations of an intimate nature and will be recorded on your patient record.

3. You may be offered a chaperone, regardless of your gender or that of the doctor or nurse treating you.

4. Chaperones should usually be healthcare professionals. They should;

  • respect your dignity and confidentiality
  • reassure you if you show signs of discomfort or distress
  • be familiar with the procedures involved
  • stay for the whole examination and be able to see the procedure taking place (if practical)
  • be prepared to raise concerns, if necessary
  • have appropriate training

5. Relatives and friends are not impartial and cannot therfore act as chaperones. However, they may attend in addition to the chaperone.

6. If a suitable chaperone is not available at the time of the examination, or you and/or the health professional is unhappy with the choice of chaperone, the examination can be delayed as long as it does not affect your health.

7.  If you prefer to be examined without a chaperone but the healthcare professional disagrees, the healthcare professional will explain the reasons for having a chaperone present. The examination can be  undertaken by another healthcare professional who does not require  a chaperone, providing the delay does not affect your health.

8.  The GP/Nurse is at liberty to ask for a chaperone to be present if they feel the situation warrants it.  Should you refuse, the GP/Nurse may inform you that they are unable to perform the examination unless a third person is present.

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Tuesday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Friday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Saturday
  • Sunday