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Parliamentary Briefing - Bullying and harassment in the NHS debate 10 September 2019

10 September 2019

Following the Sturrock Report into bullying and harassment in NHS Highland, published earlier in the summer, MSPs debated bullying and harassment in the NHS in the Scottish Parliament on 10 September. Read the RCN's briefing to MSPs, which makes clear the organisation's stance that no-one at work should feel they are being bullied.


Health boards across Scotland must provide staff with reassurance that they will take all complaints seriously. Health boards and managers also need to be more proactive, listen to their staff and change the workplace culture for the benefit of staff and patients. Health boards across Scotland must provide staff with reassurance that they will take all complaints seriously. Health boards and managers also need to be more proactive, listen to their staff and change the workplace culture for the benefit of staff and patients.

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