Report and support: addressing sexual harassment at work
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Report and support: addressing sexual harassment at work

Erin Dean Health journalist

No nurse should view sexual harassment by patients or members of the public as ‘part of the job’. New RCN guidance aims to empower staff to recognise and report it

Unwanted sexual advances, inappropriate touching and comments about physical appearance are often directed at nurses as they carry out their jobs.

Nursing Standard. 35, 11, 14-17. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.11.14.s10

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