Spike in sexual misconduct complaints against doctors

The true numbers are probably even higher, says sexual misconduct notifications committee chair Christine Gee

The number of doctors reported to the regulator for sexual misconduct has risen steeply in the past year, according to figures obtained by Australian Doctor.

Christine Gee.
Sexual Boundaries Notifications Committee chair Christine Gee.

AHPRA data show there were 209 notifications alleging a breach of sexual boundaries made in 2018/19, up from 141 in the previous year — an increase of 48%.