TITLE

DH pledges support for whistle-blowing practice nurses

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Francesca
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Practice Nurse;11/4/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 18, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the announcement by the Great Britain Department of Health (DH) that practice nurses who blow the whistle on poor patient care will be better protected from reprisals under changes to be made to the National Health Service (NHS) Constitution. It states that the Care Quality Commission report encourages staff to reveal their concerns. It also mentions the case of practice nurse Sandra Sheppard who blew the whistle on a general practitioner (GP) she worked for.
ACCESSION #
67310735

 

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