Definition of ‘bullying’ changed after campaign

All major dictionary companies have agreed to change their definition of ‘bully’, following a youth-led campaign supported by The Diana Award, which runs the Anti-Bullying Campaign in the UK and Ireland. The definition has been changed to remove the connotation that people who are bullied are ‘weak’.

The original definition of a bully was ‘a person who uses strength or influence to intimidate those who are weaker’. The new definition is ‘a person who habitually seeks to harm or intimidate those whom they perceive as vulnerable’. The success of the campaign was announced on Stand Up To Bullying Day on 13 June.


National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day

On Monday 18 March 2019 we shall be supporting the ‘National Child Exploitation Awareness Day’ here at Phew. The ‘National Child …

Phew to showcase pioneering new Patient Discharge Management System at ‘Reducing Long Hospital Stays’ conference in London on 4 March, 2019

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital Discharge Planning Team, working in close collaboration with Phew, successfully launched their new online …

Chief Medical Officer advises parents and carers on screen time

The Chief Medical Officer for the UK has published commentary an independent research on the connections between the number of …