Why you shouldn't treat staff or their family

Despite your best intentions, things can go very wrong

Avant medicolegal experts Sonya Black and Vinay Pandaram cast an eye over the tricky situation of GPs treating staff members.

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Over the 12 years Sally has been employed in your practice, you have treated her, her husband and her four children.

The decision to dismiss her, after you discovered she stole money from your practice, was extremely difficult.

This was compounded by the relationship you had developed with Sally and her family, both professionally and as their doctor.

Now you’re wondering whether you