DH pledges support for whistle-blowing practice nurses

Robinson, Francesca
November 2011
Practice Nurse;11/4/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 18, p10
Academic Journal
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.


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