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Medical student vented after unwanted contacts with minors

Our security department made a report to the police in October, but in February we were told that the investigation is closed down, so the next week we established a disciplinary matter. We wanted, of course, await the police investigation before we did anything ourselves, " says Johan Schnürer, rector of Örebro university.

As part of the training practiced medical student in a hospital and it was then that he met the two under-age girls who were his patients. Afterwards, he looked them up online and contacted them on Facebook.

the , ”do you Like older guys?” he wrote, among other things and lied about that he was younger than what he was. Both the girls ' parents contacted the hospital and the practice ceased immediately, whereupon the university investigated the matter further.

– This led to a decision to turn off the person in the 20 weeks to december. Since we live in a rule of law, even in cases such as this the right to appeal to the administrative court and the deadline [today, Tuesday], " says Anders Tjernström, a lawyer and member of the disciplinary board at the university of Örebro.

the Student has been in talks with the university admitted the offence and said that he understands that it is a completely unacceptable behavior, not least for an aspiring doctor. He has stated himself that he felt bad because of a relationsuppbrott and disease, that he went on sleeping pills and was mentally absent – he believes in retrospect that he was in need of ”a little bit of attention and compliments”.

Last , first drew attention the case, has received many indignant reactions and several reader comments from doctors who are calling for harsher consequences for acts of the current battle. But a university or college has the right to hand out warnings and further up to a maximum of six months ' suspension.

To fully capture a student may be made only by the University's avskiljandenämnd. Marie Stern Report, the general rapporteur of the committee, explains that they have the right to stop the students from going and other educational programs, at one, several or all universities.

– It is an intervention decision, in which two criteria must be met. The existence of either a mental disorder, an addiction or you have been convicted of serious crime, in addition, the person must pose a significant risk to harm someone else during the training or valuable property, " says Marie Stern Report.

that the board does not have many cases per year, as an example describes the Stern Report last year's seven cases as ”very many”. Normally it involves four or five cases per year, the board can sometimes go on it notifying the university's line but sometimes says no.

She adds that in its ärendebehandling take into account which kind of training it is all about, it is to say that it happens that students may be separated from the only care or teacher training institutions where the training involves extensive contact with others. Decisions valid until further notice, but after two years the person has the right to a review of the board.

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