Healthcare professionals provide vital services for the community yet research shows more than 60% of healthcare workers have experienced violence and harassment from patients and residents, visiting friends and family and even bystanders.
Rely helps workers and patients to speak up so hospitals can better manage conduct and culture risks and provide a safer environment for workers and patients.
Australian research by QUT shows 2 in 3 health care workers have been exposed to physical and verbal abuse, threats and sexual harassment at work. Yet US research indicates 70% of healthcare workers don’t lodge a formal report, and there is a much higher likelihood of reporting through an electronic system.
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