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Day: June 20, 2019

NHS staff subjected to sexual harassment, groping and upskirting
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NHS staff subjected to sexual harassment, groping and upskirting

    NHS staff have been subjected to sexual harassment, groping, upskirting and even rape by bosses, fellow workers and patients while at work, a report reveals. Nurses, care assistants, cleaners and administrative staff have ended up suffering serious mental trauma, and even quitting their jobs after becoming the victims of sexual misbehaviour and crime. The findings are contained in research published on Thursday by Unison. The union is urging ministers to overhaul the Equality Act 2010 so that employers would once again be held liable if they were aware that incidents of sexual harassment had occurred but did not then take action. In one incident a member of a healthcare team upskirted a colleague and then accidentally shared the images with another worker. In anoth...