Watch Dr Simon Christmas explain some of the main findings from Sexual behaviours between health and care practitioners: where does the boundary lie? (To watch on full screen press 'V' or to watch with captions press 'cc')
Keeping safe/report a concern
If patients seeing a health professional feel concerned about the way they are being treated or the way a professional is behaving towards them they should tell the health professional if they feel able - discuss it with another health professional, health manager or employer or seek advice from the regulator or accredited register.
Read our advice about what to do if you think a professional has crossed a line.