Government Consultation on Francis Freedom to Speak Up Report (Department of Health)

Summary

The Government has launched a public consultation to assess recommendations from the Francis Freedom to Speak Up review, to support NHS staff in speaking up about poor care and patient safety. This open consultation allows staff, patients and the general public to voice their opinions on various issues and recommendations including:

  • Recommendations on building a culture whereby NHS staff feel more safe and confident in speaking out.
  • NHS organisations each having a “Freedom to Speak Up Guardian”.
  • Appointment of an “Independent National Whistleblowing Officer” to advise and lead these guardians.
  • Professional Standards: i.e. guidelines and standards for (and expectations upon) professionals concerning the raising of concerns.

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Reference

Freedom to Speak Up: Give your views on supporting NHS staff to raise concerns about care. London: Department of Health, March 12th 2015.

The consultation closes on June 4th 2015. See also:

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Reference

Open consultation: measures to help staff speak out about patient safety. Leeds: Department of Health, March 12th 2015.

This relates to:

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Reference

Consultation on the implementation of the recommendations, principles and actions set out in the report of the Freedom to Speak Up review. Leeds: Department of Health Strategy & External Relations Directorate / Professional Standards, March 12th 2015.

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