Department of Health

Reports on bullying and harassment in the healthcare sector

Investigation regarding alleged conduct of former Melbourne Health board chair

The Scerri investigation started in January this year to consider allegations made against the former Melbourne Health board chair. It also considered whether Melbourne Health responded to the complaint appropriately, and if further improvements in the complaints handling procedures of health services were required. Read the executive summary, and Mr Scerri's letter to the department.

Victorian Public Sector Commission data insights

The Victorian Public Sector Commission has published data insights that provide an overview of bullying in the public sector, including who experiences it, the impact it has and the positive benefits to organisations that respond well.

Victorian Auditor-General's Office audit

The Victorian Auditor-General’s Office tabled its performance audit Bullying and harassment in the healthcare sector in March 2016. The audit reviewed Ambulance Victoria, Victorian public healthcare services, WorkSafe Victoria, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Victorian Public Services Commission.

Reviewed 28 February 2017


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