Doctors need to know that they will be supportedJo Wren, head of outreach for the General Medical Council, says, “Hearing accounts from people who were sexually assaulted by a colleague is harrowing and the GMC absolutely condemns such behaviour. There can be no place for misogyny, sexism, or any form of sexual harassment in the medical profession.“Good Medical Practice states that doctors must tackle discrimination and encourage their colleagues to do the same.1 Recently we consulted on updating this core guidance, setting out a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment. It includes two explicit duties for doctors: they should find any form of abuse or discrimination unacceptable, and they must act and support others if they witness or learn of harassment, bullying or discrimination.“Some doctors may find it hard to report a colleague’s inappropriate behaviour for fear that nothing will be done or that raising a concern may cause problems…

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