A copy of a letter to the Prime Minister protesting the Care Quality Commission’s failures, and its CEO David Behan’s knighthood, was handed in to CQC. The letter: http://compassionincare.com/node/292 CQC is accused of: Failing the public, vulnerable service users and whistleblowers Failing to hold wrongdoers to account, allowing powerful corporate interests to … Continue reading Protest by Compassion in Care and Supporters at CQC headquarters, Buckingham Palace Road 22 March 2017
By Dr Minh Alexander, NHS whistleblower and former consultant psychiatrist This is a brief report about raising concerns, as reflected by the annual national NHS staff survey. The 2016 national NHS staff survey results for 240 trusts were published on 7 March this year. 1 I have extracted the results for all NHS trusts … Continue reading 25 ‘best’ and 25 ‘worst’ NHS trusts for speaking up. Allegedly.
By Dr Minh Alexander, NHS whistleblower and former consultant psychiatrist, 20 March 2017 Jeremy Hunt the Health Secretary will be trying to grab some attention at the Learning from Deaths conference tomorrow, by claiming that he is “extending” legal protection for whistleblowers. See a Department of Health (DH) email about this: DH email re whistleblower … Continue reading Whistleblower Discrimination: Hunt’s Razzmatazz
By Dr Minh Alexander NHS whistleblower and former consultant psychiatrist, 17 March 2017 NHS Foundation Trust governors are in the rum position of having great responsibility for holding trust directors to account, with little real power and leverage to do so, and whilst enjoying little protection to speak out freely. This has not changed … Continue reading How many NHS trust governors are disciplined and silenced?