This guidance was developed by the NHS Staff Council's Health, Safety and Wellbeing Group (HSWG), through partnership working between unions, management and specialist advisors.
HSWG recognises that partnership working ensures best outcomes for patients and staff in protecting their health, safety and wellbeing and wishes to ensure this guidance is implemented with the same partnership approach.
Protecting staff from the detrimental effects that bullying can have on an individual's overall health and wellbeing is a key priority for employers, and is particularly important with the increasing demands and pressures within our NHS organisations.
This infographic provides a range of up-to-date key statistics about the impact of bullying on workforce wellbeing.
Employers can download the infographic to raise awareness about the importance of tackling bullying in the NHS as part of their business case to further the workforce wellbeing agenda at a strategic level with senior leaders.