Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about sex with an employee:. I expect that you want to know because in one way or another a sexual situation of doctor-patient-employee relationship involves you. Medical professionals who get involved sexually with employees are in danger of sexual harassment charges and those who get sexually involved with patients are skating on thin ice whether they practice in Minnesota or Texas. Sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical behavior of a sexual nature occurring on the job. These are legal matters for which our site does not advise. The AMA holds that sexual contact that occurs while a patient-physician relationship exists is sexual misconduct.
Patient attracted to her doctor; doc seems interested. Can they date?
The public is being asked whether doctors should be able to have sexual relationships with ex-patients without fear of reproach. The guidance sets out boundaries The General Medical Council, the body that regulates doctors, wants to gauge public opinion before updating its advice to doctors. Currently, it strongly advises doctors against dating patients. But its new draft acknowledges that a blanket ban is too strong. It wants to strike a balance between protecting vulnerable patients from abuse and giving doctors autonomy. Boundaries The GMC's guidance says doctors must not allow personal relationships to undermine the trust which patients place in them.
Simon asked her to lunch because he needed a shoulder to cry on. His girlfriend, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour some time ago, had recently died. During lunch, she told Simon that she had just ended a relationship and joined a dating service.
I have started liking this doctor - currently I am a patient at his practice. I sense there is a mutual attraction that has gone stronger over two years. Or can I suggest a date? Signed, Love Doctor.