The recommendations follow a series of high-profile cases where healthcare staff sexually abused patients. The proposals, the first of their kind, are expected to go before ministers in June, reported Nursing Standard. The Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence said professionals had a duty to report inappropriate behaviour. The Department of Health commissioned the report on 'Clear Sexual Boundaries Between Health Professionals and Patients' from the CHRE after three national inquiries found serious failings in the handling of cases of sexual abuse of patients. When professionals abuse their position of trust it can have devastating and long-lasting effects, especially in vulnerable patients Professor Julie Stone Dr Clifford Ayling, a GP, was convicted of sexually assaulting women patients over a number of years and Dr Peter Green, also a GP, was found guilty of nine counts of indecent assault.
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Dating a patient family member – Patients Rights 1000canaries.com
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Do nurses obey the relationship rules?
Forgot your password? My grandfather has been with his PCP for almost a year now, getting monthly visits. I sometimes go home to take care of him whenever my aunt can't take time off work. She included me in the personnel contacts whenever med. I just saw him PCP this Jan.
Is it wrong for me to even consider dating him? Should I request an immediate transfer to a different unit so I can date him now? Or should I play it safe and wait until a few weeks after his discharge before considering taking our relationship beyond that of nurse and patient? The act of providing nursing care may sometimes seem to confer an intimacy with a patient—and this may foster feelings that go beyond the professional. Dating Dan would be legally and ethically improper.