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GP is suspended for three months after “improper relationship” with patient

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5171 (Published 08 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5171
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A GP who sought to end a professional relationship with a patient while pursuing an “improper emotional relationship” with him has been suspended for three months by a medical practitioners tribunal.

Julien Nash, 54, a civilian doctor working at an air force base, RAF Cosford, urged “Patient A,” a serviceman, to find a new doctor when she realised that “a line had been crossed” after sharing a kiss with him in November 2015.

But, the tribunal found, this approach breached the General Medical Council’s good practice guidance, …

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