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BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7159.3a (Published 05 September 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:S3a-7159

In a “violence special” the Health Service Report(London: IRS, Summer 1998) gives the results of a large survey of trusts that finds acts of violence are common against health service employees, though most injuries are minor. In a related article, a health service human resources manager presses the case that excessive contracted hours constitute actionable psychological harassment.

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