Reducing workplace bullying in healthcare organisations
Jacqueline Randle Associate professors, School of Nursing, University of Nottingham
Keith Stevenson Associate professors, School of Nursing, University of Nottingham
Ian Grayling Director of short courses, Life Long Learning Unit, University of Leicester
Workplace bullying in the NHS is an important issue that is growing in significance as it becomes clear that bullying is not just a personal matter but also an organisational one. It may be that healthcare organisations, such as the NHS, foster or sustain workplace bullying. This article provides an overview of the key issues in workplace bullying and suggests individual, team and organisational solutions to reduce its incidence.
Nursing Standard. 21, 22,49-56. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.02.21.22.49.c4517
Published in print: 07 February 2007Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review