“It feels like being trapped in an abusive relationship”: Bullying prevalence and consequences in the NZ senior medical workforce; a cross-sectional study

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Presented by Charlotte Chambers

Lectures, talks and seminars

Health Services Research Centre seminar series

18 Sep 2018 12:30 pm to 18 Sep 2018 1:30 pm

Old Government Building LT3 (GBLT3)

Charlotte Chambers, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, discusses research findings

This seminar presents findings on the prevalence of bullying amongst senior doctors and dentists of different specialties working in New Zealand’s public health system. The research explores correlates of experiencing negative behaviours, including medical specialty, gender and ethnicity as well as perceived levels of workplace demands and support from peers and non-clinical managers. Finally, there will be a discussion on the nature and extent of barriers to formally reporting bullying behaviour as well as the consequences of bullying on the professional and personal lives of respondents.

For more information contact: Louise Grenside

Speaker Bios

Charlotte Chambers is the Principal Analyst (Policy and Research) at the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists. She is a former lecturer in human geography at the University of Otago and completed her PhD at the University of Edinburgh.