Nurse dating patient family
Jim and Sheila talked briefly during the intake process and he was in the jail 48 hours.
She saw him again a couple weeks later in line at the coffee shop in town.
Professionals attracted to patients should seek advice from a colleague and may have to hand treatment over, the draft report states.
When boundaries are crossed into a personal relationship, the focus is clouded and can easily shift to meeting the nurse’s personal needs.
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However, it adds that relationships are unprofessional if the patient is exploited, was vulnerable or the professional relationship was terminated to start a sexual relationship.
The guidance was drawn up by a Clear Boundaries project team, run by the CHRE.
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