NHS policies failing to stop bullying by managers and staff sickness Thursday
Bullying and discrimination by NHS managers have led to absences among mental health workers, and past policies have failed to stop this, research shows.
Researchers led by the University of Leicester analysed survey data showing that 21% of mental health workers had been bullied and 8% discriminated against by their managers in the previous year. Of these, 86% had gone sick in the year before the survey for an average of 11 days in total. Read more>