Bullying on the increase in NHS (or are people just becoming wimps?)

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One in five NHS workers has been bullied by colleagues: Managers named worst offenders as increasing workloads take their toll.

One in five NHS staff say they have been bullied in the workplace – and managers are the worst offenders.

Almost half said they have witnessed bullying within the NHS in the last six months, according to a new survey.

Among the most common complains were being deliberately ignored and public humiliation by colleagues. Unhealthy environment: One in five NHS staff have been subjected to bullying by a colleague and 43 per cent have witnessed similar behaviour

Almost 3,000 NHS staff took part in the Durham University study, published in the online journal BMJ Open .

One in five of respondents had been bullied by colleagues within the past six months, ranging from rarely to daily. Over 40 per cent had witnessed other staff being bullied at work, at least now and then…

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