What the GMC says. The GMC makes it clear in its guidance it is never appropriate for a doctor to pursue a sexual or improper emotional relationship with a current patient or someone close to them. It is also inappropriate to end a professional relationship with a patient in order to then pursue a personal relationship
Can a doctor date a patient family member?
For these reasons, physicians should refrain from sexual or romantic interactions with key third parties when the interaction would exploit trust, knowledge, influence, or emotions derived from a professional relationship with the third party or could compromise the patients care.
Why are doctors the worst patients?
proverb It is difficult to give people help or advice on something in which they are professionals, because they often feel as though they already know better than anyone else how to handle the situation or perform a given task.
Is it common to have a crush on your doctor?
Dehn (whose really informative--and fun to read--health blog is worth checking out) says, as crazy as it sounds, its normal to develop a crush on your doctor. Many of us can be lulled into a romantic attraction by their warm, empathetic and caring concern, she explains.