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Press Statements from February 2019


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New NHS Staff Survey Results Show Increase in Reports Bullying and Harassment

The results of today’s NHS staff survey highlight the continued issue of bullying and harassment in the NHS

The results of today’s NHS staff survey highlight the continued issue of bullying and harassment in the NHS. An increasing number of staff reported bullying and harassment from managers (up from 12.8% in 2017 to 13.2% in 2018) and from colleagues (up from 18% in 2017 to 19.1% in 2018).  This increase in incidence could reflect the fact that staff …


Response to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care’s Announcement of an Overhaul of the Mental Health and Wellbeing Support Available to NHS Staff in England

Reacting to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care’s announcement of an overhaul of the mental health and wellbeing support available to NHS staff in England, Professor Mike Griffin OBE, President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: “We know that the NHS is facing unprecedented demand and that low morale across the med…


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