GP dilemma: How can I deal with a patient who is harassing me?

What constitutes harassment and how GPs can resolve a harassment situation involving a patient? Dr Emma Davies, medico-legal adviser at Medical Protection, explains.

by Dr Emma Davies
Harassment can take different guises but the effects are the same in that it causes alarm and distress in the victim (Picture: iStock)
Harassment can take different guises but the effects are the same in that it causes alarm and distress in the victim (Picture: iStock)

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