GP to investigate sexual abuse of doctors by doctors
A CANBERRA GP has launched a crowd funding campaign to finance qualitative studies into the sexual abuse of doctors by other doctors.
Dr Louise Stone, a GP research co-ordinator at Australian National University, says she has cared for doctors who have experienced sexual abuse by other doctors.
But there is a dearth of research into its prevalence and what resources are available to treat doctors traumatised by the experience.
“We don’t know what it is like for a doctor to seek help from a colleague when they have been abused by another