26. Unless they have sound and reasonable grounds for doing so, members may not terminate the professional services they provide to a patient.
The following in particular constitute sound and reasonable grounds:
(1) loss of the relationship of trust between the patient and the member;
(2) lack of benefit to the patient from the professional services offered by the member;
(3) a conflict of interest or any situation in which the member’s professional independence could be called into question; and
(4) inducement by the patient to perform illegal, immoral, unfair of fraudulent acts or to contravene this Code.