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New case study on maintaining professional boundaries

19 November 2013

Respecting the professional boundary between you and your patients is key to maintaining the trust that is an essential part of the doctor-patient relationship. It can sometimes be challenging to set and maintain these boundaries, but to do so is central to fulfilling your duties as a doctor and to having a successful therapeutic relationship, as well as keeping you and your patients safe. 

Dr Marika Davies, Medicolegal Adviser at the Medical Protection Society, presents a case report outlining how to remain professional with patients in regards to using social media sites, offering chaperones, and when a patient may try to give you a gift.

Read the full article in the Medical Tribune >>
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