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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 … Continue reading

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Whistleblowing in the NHS: Light at the End of the Tunnel? (BBC News / NHS England)

Summary The review of NHS reporting culture led by Sir Robert Francis QC, which has been working achieve better protection of NHS whistleblowers who raise concerns, will report later today. The “Freedom and Responsibility to Speak Up” review was expected … Continue reading

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NHS Whistleblowing Guidelines Published by NMC (BBC News / NMC)

Summary New guidelines have been issued by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) to assist NHS staff who need to raise concerns about patient care. Read more: BBC News. NHS whistle-blower guidelines published by NMC. Reference NHS whistle-blower guidelines published by NMC. … Continue reading

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SCIE’s Whistleblowing Resources (SCIE)

Summary The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) website has a comprehensive section on Whistleblowing. Section headings cover: Whistleblowing for employers. Whistleblowing for employees. Whistleblowing codes of conduct. Whistleblowing: what the research and policy says. “An important part of promoting … Continue reading

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More From the RCN’s Annual Conference in Liverpool (BBC News)

Summary Nurses feel they are being targeted and treated unfairly. More “fall-out” from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)’s Annual Conference in Liverpool: Read more: BBC News: Is nurse training plan a stupid idea?. Reference Triggle, N. (2013). Is nurse training plan … Continue reading

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Whistleblowing: How to Guide on Raising Concerns (Care Quality Commission)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a brief guide, with contact details, for health and care workers who feel compelled to … Continue reading

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