STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Strength in Numbers dedicated to my late mother Kay

NHS whistleblowing ‘problems persist’

Promoting whistleblowing was a key recommendation of the public inquiry into the Stafford Hospital scandal. A number of steps have since been taken in England, but Patients First warned that a “culture of fear” still existed. It has produced a dossier of 70 cases, highlighting problems like bullying and mismanagement of complaints. The document is being handed in as part of Patients First’s submission to an independent review of whistleblowing, which was set up by the Department of Health in England and is being led by Sir Robert Francis, who was in charge of the Stafford public inquiry.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29280108

 

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