Should AHPRA draw up guidelines on doctors Googling patients? Tell us your views

One GP likened it to peeking into the shopping trolley of a patient with diabetes.
Staff writer

Is looking up a patient’s Facebook profile or plugging their name into Google unethical?

A BMJ article on the subject has fired up the debate in the AusDoc comments section, where one GP said it was no different to “peeking into a patient’s shopping trolley after you worked your bum off to control their diabetes”.