Category list : Whistleblowing
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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.
Why Patient First Scotland’s want the Scottish Government to adopt the Freedom to Speak Up review into the treatment of whistleblowers
The nursing profession exemplifies caring and compassion to the public. Yet bullying may exist in all areas where nursing is practiced, from student nurses to more experienced nurses.
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.