No end to bullying in surgery

Efforts to curb high levels of workplace bullying among consultant surgeons and trainees aren’t working, according to new research.

The study surveyed 370 surgeons of whom almost half reported having been bullied, with consultant surgeons identified as the main perpetrators.

The authors note that a high proportion of trainees and consultants witnessed the bullying of other surgeons, including those who did not report being personally

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