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Letter to Dido Harding Chair of NHS Improvement about un-gagging NHS whistleblowers

By Dr Minh Alexander NHS whistleblower and former consultant psychiatrist, 22 February 2018   The government is reluctant to let go of gagging in the public sector. It is a useful political tool of control, and very handy when embarrassing policy failures need to be minimised and covered up. The CQC has blatantly dragged its … Continue reading Letter to Dido Harding Chair of NHS Improvement about un-gagging NHS whistleblowers

Concerns about Liverpool John Moores University’s evaluation of the NHS Whistleblower Employment Support Scheme

By Dr Minh Alexander and Clare Sardari @SardariClare  21 February 2018   Concerns about NHS England’s and NHS Improvement’s whistleblower employment support schemes rumble on, including from the man who came up with the idea, Robert Francis: At the NHS Improvement Soup Kitchen Jeremy Hunt’s Secret Whistleblower (Non-Employment) Scheme More loopholes in Jeremy Hunt’s ‘support’ scheme for … Continue reading Concerns about Liverpool John Moores University’s evaluation of the NHS Whistleblower Employment Support Scheme

‘Acceptable’ Hazard? Lack of sprinklers and deliberately caused fires in mental health trusts

By Dr Minh Alexander NHS whistleblower and former consultant psychiatrist   A version of this piece was first published by Open Democracy on 9 February 2018.   Introduction Coroners have been critical of two recent patient fire deaths at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust and at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust , which are both … Continue reading ‘Acceptable’ Hazard? Lack of sprinklers and deliberately caused fires in mental health trusts

St. Andrews Healthcare, Whistleblowing, Safeguarding and Public Protection

By Dr Minh Alexander NHS whistleblower and former consultant psychiatrist, 16 February 2018 On 23 February 2018 a preliminary hearing will take place of a whistleblowing Employment Tribunal claim against St. Andrews Healthcare. The hearing will take place in private at 10 am Cambridge County Court, for two hours. The claim is by Noel Finn, … Continue reading St. Andrews Healthcare, Whistleblowing, Safeguarding and Public Protection

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