Posts Tagged ‘Bullying’

Doctors need support to speak out over care

A GMC survey of doctors in training has found that almost one in ten had been bullied. Here's the BMA response: Doctors have a duty to speak out about con...

Nearly one in ten doctors in training bullied

Bullying and undermining are too common in medical training, the GMC claims. A GMC survey of the 50,000 doctors in training found nearly one in ten report...

“Essential that bullying identified and eliminated”

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh's view of the GMC's recent Trainee Survey on patient safety and bullying: Dr Neil Dewhurst, president of ...

Many junior doctors still face bullying at work

Nearly one in five doctors in training has witnessed someone being bullied in their current post. This is the key finding of the GMC's annual survey of 5...

Rise in managerial bullying of NHS doctors

There's been a significant rise in the level of reported bullying, the NHS Staff Survey for 2012 reveals. Three out of ten staff report having been haras...

Juniors complain of bullying at NHS trust

An investigation has revealed a culture of bullying and harassment at a hospital trust with consultants insisting that anaesthetic trainees finish operatin...

Bullying: how to use constructive confrontation

The debate about how to deal with internet trolls has become fiercer since the Olympics, after three very different reactions to cases of online abuse. ...

Tell bullies their behaviour is unacceptable

In May 2012, an independent report into NHS Lothian, a Scottish health board revealed “an organisation where being bullied, while not representing the da...

Sacked Polish consultant wins record payout

A record payout of nearly £4.5 million awarded to a senior doctor for workplace discrimination and unfair dismissal exposes the bullying culture that can ...

Too old to have my GMC prejudices challenged

I’ve got to go to a bullying and harassment course. Two and a half bloody hours. I thought the consultants’ forum on the trust intranet would be buzzin...

How a bullying culture can be contagious

It’s one crisis after another. Not only is my husband facing possible redundancy, but my daughter has had an incident of cyber bullying. Her latest c...