Information for Under 16s

You have the right to come to at least one appointment without a parent or carer there.

The doctor or nurse will decide if they think you are ready to make your own decisions about your health. If they don’t think you’re quite ready they’ll ask you to bring a parent or carer next time.

You have the right to confidentiality (privacy). This means you can tell others about your visit but we won’t .

Confidentiality can be broken if we think you are in serious danger. We will talk to you first.

You have the right to confidential advice about sexual health.

You can choose who you see e.g. doctor or nurse, male or female.