Bullying of trainee doctors is a patient safety issue

  title={Bullying of trainee doctors is a patient safety issue},
  author={Elisabeth Paice and Daniel Smith},
  journal={The Clinical Teacher},
W orkplace bullying is a matter for concern to employers because of its impact on staff health, productivity and retention. In the case of doctors in training, it may impact on their learning and their ability to provide safe patient care. Some bullying behaviours may be motivated by a desire to improve performance, but the impact on recipients is likely to have the opposite effect. A trainee who feels humiliated and undermined by a senior colleague will not find it easy to ask Some bullying… 

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