Francis report into Mid Staffs
The Francis Report: Essential Reading
The Francis report, published February 2013, contained the long-awaited findings of the public inquiry into Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust. Sarah Calkin answers some frequently asked questions about it.
The Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry heard evidence from a number of frontlines nurses and nursing leaders. Shaun Lintern recalls what some of them said:
How did the government respond?
On 24 June 2014, NHS Choices will be publishing the planned and actual number of nurses on each shift on every inpatient ward in England
francis report and nursing practice
How will the Francis report affect your nursing day? Here’s how …
Following the publication in February of the Francis report, Nursing Times rounded up the top five policy recommendations from the report that will affect you as a nurse
Narratives from the Francis reports can guide the implementation of ethical leadership and improve the organisational culture of the NHS
Freedom to Speak Up Review
Nurse whistleblower Helene Donnelly has called for “rapid” action to ensure the introduction of the new “guardian” role recommended by Sir Robert Francis is not “used and abused”.
francis in the news
The government is considering changing the duty of candour law just three months after it came into effect, following a threat of judicial review by a patient charity.
NT and Francis
In his recent report into whistleblowing Sir Robert Francis QC felt the need to call for legal protection for staff who raise concerns about care.