Harassment is not ‘just part of the job’
Intended for healthcare professionals
students Previous     Next

Harassment is not ‘just part of the job’

Leanne Patrick Community Drugs and Alcohol Nurse, NHS Forth Valley and project coordinator for website and blog The Mental Elf

Nursing students should be given more support when dealing with sexual comments from patients

A discussion on Twitter caught my attention recently; a female nursing student was asking for advice about dealing with sexual comments from older male patients. Responses were, unsurprisingly, mixed.

Nursing Standard. 35, 4, 23-24. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.4.23.s14

Want to read more?

Already have access? Log in


3-month trial offer for £5.25/month

Subscribe today and save 50% on your first three months
RCNi Plus users have full access to the following benefits:
  • Unlimited access to all 10 RCNi Journals
  • RCNi Learning featuring over 175 modules to easily earn CPD time
  • NMC-compliant RCNi Revalidation Portfolio to stay on track with your progress
  • Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests
  • A customisable dashboard with over 200 topics

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now

Are you a student? Our student subscription has content especially for you.
Find out more