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Anti-bullying programme is launched by orthopaedic trainees

BMJ 2017; 356 doi: (Published 16 January 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;356:j241
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers
  1. arimmer{at}

A programme to tackle a culture of bullying, undermining, and harassment in trauma and orthopaedic surgery has been launched by the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association and the British Orthopaedic Association.

The #HammeritOut initiative, launched earlier this month, is supported by several organisations, including the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and the Royal College of Surgeons.

The initiative aims to create a “positive workplace culture” in trauma and orthopaedics.

Simon Fleming, president of the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association, said that the initiative …

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