Doctors should help patients with their sex lives

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7478.1346-a (Published 02 December 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1346
  1. Petra M Boynton (p.boynton@pcps.ucl.ac.uk), non-clinical lecturer in health services research
  1. Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University College London, London N19 5LW

    EDITOR—In his personal view Barrett shared the sadly far too common scenario of a patient's sexual needs being overlooked and unfairly judged.1 Human rights include sexual rights, and the public is currently being led to have high expectations of sexual intercourse. Yet staff in primary and secondary care are not adequately trained in issues surrounding …

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