Medical practitioners who receive a sexual misconduct allegation may reoffend

One in five health practitioners who received an allegation of sexual misconduct against them had reoffended, according to a recent study.

Research released in August this year showed that 1507 practitioners received a notification of sexual misconduct in the period from 2011 to 2016.

  • Brinley Duggan
  • Examiner

Analysis in the study showed that the likelihood of a complaint was higher for men aged 36 or over than others.

The study was undertaken by researchers from the…

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