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Maintaining a professional boundary between you and your patient

This guidance helps you to explore and understand the issues of trust in the doctor-patient relationship and looks at factors affecting patients’ vulnerability.

It also says what to do if a patient pursues a personal relationship with you.

This guidance came into effect 22 April 2013.

Download the guidance

You can download the guidance in English or Welsh.