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Bullying in the Workplace: Causing Lasting-Damage While Left Unchecked

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Workplace Bullying is defined as repeated and unreasonable behaviour directed towards a worker or group of workers that creates a risk to health and safety. Examples of bullying include aggressive and intimidating behaviour, belittling or making humiliating comments.

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Workplace Bullying is defined as repeated and unreasonable behaviour directed towards a worker or group of workers that creates a risk to health and safety. Examples of bullying include aggressive and intimidating behaviour, belittling or making humiliating comments. Bullying is a risk to health and safety because it may affect the mental and physical health of workers. According to the 2021 Psychosocial Health and Safety and Bullying in Australian Workplaces Annual Statement, residential care services, hospitals and other healthcare services are all within the top 10 industries for work-related harassment and/or bullying.

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Leanne Boase is a nurse practitioner with a background in critical care and paediatrics. She currently practices across three GP clinics in Melbourne. She has also built, owned and operated her own GP practice and is now a director of the Prime Medical Property Group, developing and building properties in the health sector. Leanne also does business planning and is the author of 'Medical Business Management', aimed at assisting health professionals to start their own businesses. Leanne is the current president and a fellow of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners. She works as a casual academic. Her qualifications include a master of nursing (nurse practitioner) and a master of health science (education).
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