Guidance on Raising Concerns (RCN / BBC News)

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.

Possibly of interest:

Full Text Link

Reference

Buchanan, M. (2018). Staff ‘afraid to question care’ at Shropshire baby death trust. London: BBC Health News / BBC Shropshire News, October 5th 2018.

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