As a member of staff you have the right to be treated with dignity and respect whilst at work, the right to work in safe and healthy conditions, not to be threatened or subject to inappropriate or offensive language and not to be discriminated against.
Newcastle Hospitals is committed to;
creating a culture where all staff, are treated appropriately
providing a working environment which is free from harassment, intimidation, bullying or victimisation and
If you find yourself being bullied, it is important you take steps to remedy the situation.
Share your experience - Talk to someone you trust to get a, fresh perspective and support. It is important not to let yourself feel isolated by trying to deal with it on your own.
Speak to the perpetrator - It may be that they do not realise the effect their behaviour is having on you. If you feel able to, have a quiet word at the earliest opportunity
Keep a record - If bullying behaviour persists, write it down. Keep a diary of details and any
emails, letters, reports or witnesses to events.
Contact someone who can help. For example;