Tackling bullying and harassment - for all healthcare professionals

Taking place on Friday, 26 July between 9.30am and 3.30pm, this new interactive course from our training partners at 'Resilient Practice' is designed for any healthcare professional to attend.

Do you want to work in a supportive workplace where bullying and harassment are not tolerated?

In the NHS Staff Survey, more than 25% of respondents had experienced harassment or bullying. The 2023 GMC Training Survey highlights similar concerns.

This intensive, interactive course which will give all the skills needed to challenge bullying and harassment.


Specific Course Objectives:

To provide a safe confidential environment to discuss and analyse personal experiences of dealing with bullying and harassment in the workplace.

To understand why bullying and harassment happens.

To explore the deeper aspects of the psyche that shape human interactions and behaviour


  • The locus of control
  • The cognitive behavioural cycle
  • Conditioning and bias
  • Shadow
  • Archetypes
  • The locus of power in relationships

To learn how to challenge inappropriate behaviour on behalf of self and others

  • Reframing the victim mindset
  • Appropriate clear reporting of events
  • Communication skills
  • During interactions
  • To aid reporting
  • During resolution

Recovering and learning from incidents

  • Become an advocate for others
  • Learn to recognise early signs and intervene
  • Learn how to respond to inappropriate behaviour without impacting on your mental health

Intended Learning Outcomes

After this course delegates will have:

  • A deep understanding of the human psyche and what drives behaviours
  • The skills to immediately challenge bullying and harassment
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Practical skills to create calm in a crisis
  • Strategies to empower themselves and others

The course will be delivered by Dr Karen Forshaw (GP) and Chrissie Mowbray (Physiotherapist, Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist with CBT and NLP training) our training partners at Resilient Practice. Visit the website for examples of some of their tools and techniques.

The course will be hosted by the MDDUS Training & CPD team.

A certificate detailing 5 hours of verifiable CPD will be provided by MDDUS to all attendees.


Course Fee: 

MDDUS medical member: £135
MDDUS dental member: £135
Non-member: £195

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To take part in this workshop:

  • You must be able to access and join a Zoom meeting from whatever device you choose to use.
  • Participants require a PC or laptop which has either a webcam and microphone integrated (or attached). Alternatively delegates can use a tablet/phone (although some functionality may be unavailable and you may not be able to see all delegates).
  • Participants must be willing to share their names and webcam with other participants whilst attending the workshop.
  • The Training & CPD team at MDDUS will email you joining instructions to attend the course of your choice a few days before the event.  

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