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A third of ethnic minority staff working in mental health trusts have experienced harassment, bullying, or abuse at work

BMJ 2021; 374 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2220 (Published 09 September 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2220
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Thousands of ethnic minority staff working in mental health trusts are subjected to harassment, bullying, or abuse from the public or work colleagues, an analysis by the Royal College of Psychiatrists has found.

The college analysed the 2020 NHS annual staff survey results and found that a third (32.7%) of 16 165 ethnic minority staff working in mental health trusts experienced harassment, bullying, or abuse …

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