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Sexual behaviour and your duty to report colleagues

This guidance tells you what to do if a patient shares concerns about a possible breach of sexual boundaries by a colleague, including if the patient doesn’t want to take the matter further.

It also explores what to do if you find yourself in a situation where you are unsure about the behaviour or comments a colleague may have made, which may breach professional boundaries and require action.

This guidance came into effect 22 April 2013. 

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You can download the guidance in English or Welsh.