The Practice believes that its staff, patients and others have a right not to be subjected to any kind of harassment or abuse. In order to protect and support staff, patients or visitors from any unacceptable behaviour, the Practice reserve the right to take appropriate action.
This can include
- Asking patients or relatives or others to modify their behaviour
- Requiring relatives or others to leave the premises if their behaviour compromise staff’s ability to provide an appropriate level of care to the patients in their charge.
- Reporting acts of harassment or abuse to the police.
The purpose of this policy is to protect staff, patients relatives and visitors from any form of harassment or bullying.