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Chaperones fail to stop predatory physicians, study finds

When it comes to preventing physicians who are under investigation for sexual misconduct from further infractions, having a chaperone in the room with them is not an effective deterrent, an Australian study has found. As a result, the Medical Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency will no longer use chaperones, and will instead simply suspend suspected doctors or limit their patients by gender.

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