NHS staff face barrage of violence

first_imgNHS staff face barrage of violenceOn 30 Mar 2004 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Apoll of more than 200,000 NHS staff has revealed worrying levels of harassment,bullying, abuse and physical violence from patients and colleagues.Theshocking findings highlight the problems facing frontline staff, with 15 percent claiming to have suffered physical violence at work.Theresearch, believed to be the largest employee survey in the world, found athird of respondents had experienced harassment, bullying or abuse in the last12 months.Work-relatedstress is another major issue facing the NHS, with 39 per cent of staffclaiming to be sufferers.However,the Commission for Health Improvement survey did have a positive angle, withthree-quarters claiming to be generally satisfied with their jobs.Goto www.personneltoday.com/goto/23050 Comments are closed. last_img read more