New scheme launched to help NHS whistleblowers

A nationwide pilot to help NHS whistleblowers back into work is being launched today by NHS England. The Whistleblowers Support Scheme will offer a range of services including career coaching, financial advice and mediation for primary care staff who have suffered as a result of raising concerns about NHS practice. Working Transitions has been appointed […]

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We must listen to whistleblowers – Simon Stevens

NHS England’s Chief Executive Simon Stevens today responded to the Francis report on whistleblowing. In the report entitled ‘Freedom To Speak Up?’ Sir Robert Francis QC, who led the inquiry into Mid-Staffordshire, recommends: A “Freedom to Speak Up Guardian” to be appointed in every NHS trust to support staff, particularly junior members. A national independent […]

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