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‘Enough is enough’: Open letter calls for end to Covid-related abuse against health workers

An open letter has been published calling for the end of Covid-related abuse against healthcare staff, with leading health organisations coming together to unite against the rising tide of violence against nurses and other NHS staff.

The letter was signed by nine representatives including the Royal College of Nursing and Royal College of Midwives and warned of the “unacceptable behaviours”, a move that comes after he chief executive and general secretary of the RCM, Gill Walton, received online threats after she supported a national appeal for pregnant women to get the Covid-19 vaccine.

“To those who issue death threats or incite violence against us, we say enough is enough”, Ms Walton has said. 

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Source: The Nursing Times, 4 August 2021


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