PROF PAUL BANNON DISCUSSES THE RACS EAG REPORT ON BULLYING IN SURGERY ON LATELINE the RACS EAG

Chairman of The Baird Institute, Professor Paul Bannon, joined Professor Rob Knowles & Tony Jones on Lateline to discuss the Royal Australian College of Surgeons’ EAG draft report on bullying in surgery. The video is also available on the ABC website.

The draft report found widespread bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment in surgery. The President of RACS, David Watters issued a public apology to all those who have been affected. The result of the final report will be released by the end of September

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The President of RACS, David Watters, apologises for discrimination and sexual harrasment in surgery