As a child I dreamed of being invisible.
Jeane Freeman says redress for workers bullied out of NHS Highland will be considered on case-by-case basis
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman last night said NHS Highland would consider “restitution” for those bullied out of their jobs on a "case-by-case"basis.
NHS Highland bosses were unable to say how their workers who have had their careers ruined by bullying are to be compensated when quizzed by MSPs yesterday.
The Scottish Government's Health Secretary has been urged to hold a Holyrood debate on bullying in NHS Highland.
‘My girlfriend has had bricks thrown at her’ Banchory teen bravely speaks out against LGBT abuse in schools
A Banchory teenager has bravely spoken out about bullying targeted at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) youngsters in north-east schools.
A crippling staffing crisis at the north-east’s only prison has resulted in inmates being left in their cells for up to 23 hours a day.
Members of the House of Lords should face medical examinations to see if they need to be barred from Westminster, a report into bullying and harassment in Parliament has said.
Police say that bullying at north and north-east schools has reached the stage of being a "hate crime" as children are victimised by classmates for being disabled or having different coloured skin.
MSPs have backed plans for a health service whistleblowing officer in the wake of the bullying scandal at NHS Highland.
Two teenagers have been charged after a north-east youngster was allegedly assaulted on school grounds.
NHS Highland bosses have unveiled a 32-page action plan to combat bullying in response to a damning report probing a culture of intimidation and harassment within the organisation.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman will visit NHS Highland next week to see what progress has been made to tackle its bullying problem.
More than 100 youngsters have taken part in an innovative scheme which helps the victims of bullying to restore their confidence and teaches them how to avoid becoming targets.
Claims of bullying at NHS Western Isles went unheard for more than 18 months, the former clinical lead for emergency care has said.
An Aberdeenshire mum has described her anguish upon realising that cruel bullies had shared doctored images of her disabled daughter on social media.
Last week a review of the culture at NHS Highland suggested hundreds of staff had faced inappropriate behaviour at work, and the issue of bullying has once again hit the headlines.
The report into the NHS bullying scandal exposes close management-staff friendships and family ties within the organisation as probable causes for many allegations being ignored.
Jeane Freeman yesterday said she would apologise to NHS Highland staff who were intimated and bullied as MSPs expressed alarm over the health board’s “toxic” working culture.
NHS Highland bullying scandal: Health chief warns staff inquiry findings make for ‘difficult’ reading
The new chief of crisis-hit NHS Highland has admitted bullying exists within the health authority ahead of the findings from a QC-led inquiry being revealed today in the Scottish Parliament.
Fiona Drouet knows more than most people about the impact verbal and physical abuse can have on youngsters.
A leading bullying charity has thrown its support behind the message delivered by the mother of tragic teen Jade McGrath after she called for parents and children to speak out over bullying issues.
The “bullying culture” in NHS Highland should have been challenged earlier by the Scottish Government, it has been claimed.
A young boy has spoken out after he was subjected to a brutal assault on his way home from an Aberdeen school.
Top lawyer Gemma White QC has been appointed to lead a new inquiry into the working conditions of MPs’ staff after Dame Laura Cox’s report found a culture of bullying.
A senior UK Government minister has apologised to those who have come forward amid the Commons harassment scandal, vowing not to stop until she rids Westminster of its “dark side”.
The Scottish Government last night bowed to pressure from whistleblowing doctors at the centre of the NHS Highland bullying scandal and revealed an investigation will now be carried out.
A GP has claimed he was “blacklisted” by senior NHS Highland managers for being a perceived troublemaker.
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has vowed to “stand full square” behind moves to “clean up” parliament in the wake of claims bullying has been allowed to thrive in the House of Commons.
More than 100 workers have come forward since whistleblowers alleged a “severe bullying culture” at NHS Highland.
Orkney Islands Council bosses are probing serious claims of bullying and harassment which have been revealed in a staff survey.
Senior doctors and politicians are calling for an independent external investigation into the “severe bullying culture” at NHS Highland.
The unhappiness of young girls is a tragedy and a crisis. We have created a social structure which is unduly tough on adolescents, for no obvious purpose. The young were once under pressure to find work, marry or help the family – as these old economic forces die away, so Scotland should reinvent childhood.