Category list : Freedom to Speak Up Review
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Former NHS whistleblowers who raised concerns in the public interest will gain legal protection from discrimination if they want another job in the service, under draft regulations.
The mother of a nurse who works at a hospital in Lincolnshire has written an emotional letter to local MPs and the media warning of the negative culture that exists there.
NHS whistleblowers working in Scotland who are not satisfied with internal investigations will soon be able to enlist the help of an independent official at a national level, ministers have announced.
Evidence of a bullying culture and a failure to respond to serious concerns, especially among black and minority ethnic staff, have been uncovered at an NHS trust in the North West of England, following the first review by the national office responsible for improving the ability of health workers to speak out.
Around 40% of NHS staff in new posts designed to encourage colleagues to speak out about concerns do not agree that their role is making a difference, according to the national office co-ordinating the work.
A pilot support scheme for NHS staff that have previously blown the whistle on care concerns has been launched to help them return to employment in hospital settings in England.
A nationwide pilot to help primary care whistleblowers back into work has been launched today, NHS England has announced.
A new initiative to help whistleblowers return to work in the NHS is being developed and piloted by NHS Improvement.
NHS whistleblowers will be better protected by new rules that prohibit them being “blacklisted” if they seek re-employment in the health service, according to the government.
Whistleblowing helpline for Cardiff NHS staffSubscription
A 24-hour helpline and campaign to help staff speak up is being launched by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.