Category list : Whistleblowing
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A surgeon, who blew the whistle about dangerous staffing levels at his hospital, has now written a book that he says he hopes will help give nurses the confidence to speak out about similar concerns.
After a negative experience of raising concerns, Sharon Mason explains why other nurses should not be dissuaded from doing so
'Nurses should lead the culture change'Subscription
The appointment of Dame Eileen Sills to be the first national guardian for the freedom to speak up within the NHS is a significant one for nursing and for the health service.
Companies should be creative in the way they handle complaints and make sure staff who raise concerns are celebrated, according to a leading businesswoman and writer.
'A patient safety event like no other'VideoSubscription
Steve Turner tells us about this pioneering patient safety conference that brought together patients, carers, and NHS staff to discuss patient safety in an open forum.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is making “excellent” progress in improving the way it handles fitness to practise cases, despite criticism from the body overseeing its work, says its chief executive.
The maternity care failings detailed in the Kirkup report “could be happening elsewhere”, the leader of the Royal College of Midwives has warned.
Nurses choose their profession to deliver compassionate and effective patient care but they may quickly discover that nurses can be dreadful to each other.
I recently had an issue with another staff member whilst on placement. As this staff member has been continuously rude and nasty to me throughout my current placement so I decided to escalate it.
A leading nurse has been brought in to assist Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Trust after its chief executive and three other managers were suspended in the wake of whistleblowing complaints.