I can't imagine such a law, but there may be a code of ethics by certain medical boards. Some sources seem to say it's OK to date a former patient if you send a letter of termination of care and all. Real-life grey zone When a patient becomes a former patient, things become less clear. It is generally less frowned upon when a rural doctor falls in love with a patient, though ethicists still suggest that the professional relationship be terminated and, barring an emergency, that care be transferred to a doctor in a different community. Quit the dating agency, Simon told her, and go out with me instead.
And he got to know his second wife, identified in court hearings as Patient B, while counselling her over relationship troubles with her former husband.
Rural physician begs Medical Board of Australia to allow country doctors to date ex-patients
Apply Now. About 15 years ago I was employed by a hospital in Ishpeming, MI. Posted October 8, edited. A coworker