Doctors dating uk

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The watchdog has now issued new guidelines clarifying the risks doctors need to consider before embarking on a romance with a former patient, such as taking into account that some patients can be more vulnerable than others.

The guidance, issued yesterday, tells doctors they still cannot initiate 'sexual' or 'improper' relationships with current patients, but says they can date former patients, as long as they give "careful consideration" to certain factors.

However, there are certain challenges that come with dating a medical professional.Dr Surendra Kumar, a GP who practises in Widnes, Cheshire, said: "Consider the powers of the doctor.This is the only profession of which a member can ask a person to take their clothes off and find the request usually met with few questions and no resistance." In an earlier interview with GP magazine Pulse, he said: "A proper emotional and sexual relationship is a partnership of equals, both parties enjoying the same rights, privileges and limitations.Confirm your professional details and start accessing content tailored to you.In order to use Medscape, your browser must be set to accept cookies delivered by the Medscape site.Our members also include professionals, pro athletes, lawyers, actresses, beauty queens, fitness models, playmates, and Hollywood celebrities.

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