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InSight+ 27 March 2023: 'Bullying and racism in medicine: a plea for change'

Dr Jillann Farmer
Chief Executive Officer  -  A Better Culture

We need leaders (Health Ministers, Directors General, Commissioners, and consumer advocates) who acknowledge that this is a shared responsibility, with employers having a duty of care to their staff that cannot be abrogated to medical training entities. In return, those leaders need us, as professionals to step up, to challenge hazardous behaviour, to ensure that those who report it are supported and protected, and to set clear boundaries around what constitutes professionalism in the 21st century.

Dr Jillann Farmer discusses the prevalence of bullying and racism in medicine and the attendant consequences of these behaviours in workplace culture in healthcare.

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