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That’s a bully for you

In order to combat the large and growing problem of power abuse, organisations must understand its many forms.  For more than 30 years, Melanie Stephens has worked as a nurse. She has moved around Australia working in different hospitals and ...

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Biggest workplace gripes

From workload to equipment problems, Australian nurses sound off in our survey on the largest obstacles to their success on the job.  Overworked, physically and verbally abused, and bullied. These words can be used to describe the nursing workforce throughout ...

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Violence a reality for NT nurses

Bullying, abuse and unemployment throw a dark shadow over the Northern Territory’s nursing industry. By Aileen Macalintal Despite a ‘zero tolerance’ stance on bullying and harassment in the workplace, the Northern Territory government seems to be failing to protect nurses ...

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Remote staff feel intimidated by peers

Initial findings from the ‘Working safe in rural and remote Australia’ project have been released. One in three rural and remote health workers are concerned about bullying or harassment by colleagues, a national survey on workplace violence has found. Health ...

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