Guidance on Raising Concerns (RCN)

Summary

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has issued guidance to support nurses concerning raising concerns, wherever they work i.e. whether in the NHS or in private / independent sector. Section headings cover:

  • Raising Concerns
    • Raising concerns or whistle blowing?
    • Raising concerns: rights and responsibilities.
    • Nurses and raising concerns
    • Raising and acting on concerns early.
  • Practicalities
    • How do I raise a concern?
    • Contact us.
    • Raising concerns step-by-step guide.
    • Can I raise a concern confidentially?.
    • What support can I expect?
    • What response should I expect when I raise a concern?
    • Will there be personal consequences for me if I raise my concerns?
    • How should managers act on a concern?
  • RCN Resources.
  • Whistleblowing guidance.

Full Text Link

Reference

Raising concerns. London: Royal College of Nursing (RCN), January 10th 2017.

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