Code ethics doctors dating patients
This is the only profession of which a member can ask a person to take their clothes off and find the request usually met with few questions and no resistance." In an earlier interview with GP magazine Pulse, he said: "A proper emotional and sexual relationship is a partnership of equals, both parties enjoying the same rights, privileges and limitations.
The watchdog has now issued new guidelines clarifying the risks doctors need to consider before embarking on a romance with a former patient, such as taking into account that some patients can be more vulnerable than others.
The doctor–patient relationship is central to the practice of healthcare and is essential for the delivery of high-quality health care in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
The doctor–patient relationship forms one of the foundations of contemporary medical ethics.
In 2008 the Texas Medical Association rendered an opinion that appears to make use of emotions or insights derived from the doctor-patient relationship the key factor: SEXUAL MISCONDUCT.
Sexual contact that occurs concurrent with the patient-physician relationship constitutes sexual misconduct and is unethical.