So how often do nurses have sex in the hospital?

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    I read on the forum that while it's forbidden for a nurse to have sex with their patient, I haven't seen anything about having sex with other nurses, doctors, visitors, etc. Does it actually happen as often as it does on TV shows? Not asking whether it's wrong or not, just whether it happens.
    hospiceangelmb and Joe V like this.

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  3. 38
    Me thinks it's time to turn off Grey's Anatomy.
    Beverage, Nurse Lulu, KMULL002, and 35 others like this.
  4. 5
    I like Nurse Jackie better!
    Beverage, Kaylah18, UnbreakableOne, and 2 others like this.
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    Considering that you barely have time to even PEE, I don't see how in the world you would ever have time for sex.

    It's just made-for-TV stuff. Kinda like how you see doctors on TV doing everything from chest compressions to inserting foleys to starting IV's while the nurses are only cleaning up poop or sitting at the desk answering phones.
    husker_rn, DoeRN, MAISY, RN-ER, and 19 others like this.
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    I don't work at a hospital - yet - but something tells me that vomit and other bodily fluids aren't a turn on. Maybe that's just me?
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    That's just gross. I mean, REALLY???? With a PATIENT??? With ANYONE at work??? Gross.
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    Weekly. Sometimes more. Never on Sundays.
    luvleee, stellina615, kingsmiley, and 27 others like this.
  9. 3
    Well, don't ask, don't tell.
    Nurse Lulu, sleepyRN2, and Fiona59 like this.
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    why Sundays?
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    I think an accurate answer is somewhere between "Not very often" and "almost never."

    Your state should have policies that state the consequences for such actions. Take a look at them.

    There was a recent case here in MN where a nurse's ex-girlfriend was housed in the same psych facility where the nurse was employed. They decided to resume their intimate relationship in the bathroom (ugh) at the facility and were caught by cleaning person.

    The Mayo Clinic nurse was fired, but the State did not punish him because the relationship was established and consensual.

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