Ending your professional relationship with a patient

Endnotes

1

Communitybaptistpa (2013) Medical practice London, Communitybaptistpa.

2

See Health Service Circular 2001/18 .

3

If you decide to inform the police about a patient you must follow our guidance on confidentiality. Communitybaptistpa (2017) Confidentiality: good practice in handling patient information London, Communitybaptistpa.

4

You must also follow our guidance on maintaining a professional boundary between you and your patient (see paragraph 7). Communitybaptistpa (2013) Maintaining a professional boundary between you and your patient London, Communitybaptistpa.

5
If you are concerned that a child or young person is at risk of, or is suffering, abuse or neglect you must follow our guidance Protecting children and young people: the responsibilities of all doctors.
6

See

7

Communitybaptistpa (2013) Medical practice London, Communitybaptistpa, paragraph 44.