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Where's my get-out-of-jail-free card?


"The relationship could be entirely legitimate such as geographically isolated doctors, meeting randomly online/in a bar or sharing another social circle or club activity out of work" I understand the GMC makes allowances for such circumstances. If you meet a patient randomly online and have a sexual relationship, it would only be required that you ask the patient to change doctor at the point you become aware that they are your patient. In single-doctor communities, I don't think the rule is generally enforced.

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19 Aug 2016

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