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Table 1 Incidence of medical tribunal decision and action also including numbers about intimate relationships per healthcare professional (HCP) specializations

From: On intimate relationships between healthcare professionals and patients: a nationwide cohort analysis of medical tribunal decisions in the Netherlands

  Total number of medical tribunal decisions Per 1000 full time equivalent years
Specialization Medical tribunal decisions DA Intimate relationship Medical tribunal decisions DA Intimate relationship
Medical doctors (MD)       
Psychiatry 391 147 12 32.26 12.13 0.99
Gynaecology 120 41 4 17.37 5.93 0.58
Plastic Surgery 38 14 1 20.42 7.52 0.54
Rheumatology 8 2 1 4.21 1.05 0.53
Urology 43 13 1 14.89 4.50 0.35
Gastroenterology 28 4 1 9.29 1.33 0.33
Dermatology 17 6 1 4.84 1.71 0.28
Surgery 320 108 2 30.37 10.25 0.19
General practitioner 831 329 12 9.84 3.90 0.14
Society & Health MD 378 150 1 27.51 10.92 0.07
MD Basic training 55 21 1 0.41 0.16 0.01
Pediatrics 63 17 0 6.59 1.78 0.00
Pathology 8 3 0 2.93 1.10 0.00
Internal medicine 135 30 0 9.35 2.08 0.00
Orthophedics 45 23 0 9.17 4.69 0.00
Cardiology 81 33 0 11.73 4.78 0.00
Radiology 29 9 0 3.79 1.18 0.00
Nucleair 2 2 0 1.72 1.72 0.00
Rehabilitation 16 5 0 4.55 1.42 0.00
Ophthalmology 46 14 0 10.38 3.16 0.00
Neuroloy 92 31 0 14.69 4.95 0.00
Microbiology 3 3 0 1.61 1.61 0.00
Radiotherapy 8 2 0 4.01 1.00 0.00
Otolaryngology 24 5 0 6.99 1.46 0.00
Clinical genetics 1 0 0 1.12 0.00 0.00
Anesthesiology 50 23 0 4.55 2.09 0.00
Pulmonary 30 12 0 7.29 2.92 0.00
MD specilaization handicaped patients 4 1 0 3.05 0.76 0.00
Chemist 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
Geriatrics 66 35 0 6.68 3.54 0.00
Other 93 40 5 10.50 4.51 0.56
Total medical doctors 2932 1083 42 7.71 2.85 0.11
  Total number of cases Per 1000 full time equivalent years
Medical tribunal decisions DA Intimate Medical tribunal decisions DA Intimate
Other HCP       
Nurse 292 135 35 28.56 13.20 3.42
Psychotherapist 66 52 9 2.07 1.63 0.28
Psychologist 193 111 9 2.56 1.47 0.12
Midwife 54 34 0 1.14 0.72 0.00
Dentist 311 183 6 4.71 2.77 0.09
Pharmacist 48 21 0 3.13 1.37 0.00
Physiotherapist 57 29 16 0.31 0.16 0.09
Total healthcare professionals 4046 1688 117 0.02 0.01 0.06
  1. The first three columns list the total number of medical tribunal decisions, number of DAs and medical tribunal decisions involving intimate relationships per healthcare specialization as defined by Statistics Netherlands (CBS). The second three columns show the estimates of the number cases, DAs, and tribunal decisions involving intimate relationships per 1000 healthcare professional FTE years