28 Nov 2016

Physiotherapist suspended, fined for sex with patients

8:54 pm on 28 November 2016

A physiotherapist has been suspended and ordered to pay $10,000 for having a sexual relationship with two of her patients.

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The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal found Tania Suzanne Williams guilty of professional misconduct.

In 2014, when Williams was a physiotherapist for a rugby club and a premiere-level rugby tournament, she had sexual relationships with two players - both of whom were patients.

The names of both men are suppressed.

Williams has been suspended for one year, after which she will be allowed to return to work under supervision.