By Dr Minh Alexander NHS whistleblower and former consultant psychiatrist, 11 March 2018 Steve Barclay the recently appointed Minister of State for Health and Social Care was, a leading light in the charge against David Nicholson post MidStaffs, and a fierce interrogator of the CQC’s former Labour-appointed chief officers when he was a member … Continue reading Deaths? What deaths? The Rt Hon Steve Barclay and the Denial Machine
By Dr Minh Alexander and Clare Sardari @SardariClare , NHS whistleblowers, 27 February 2018 In October 2016 the National Guardian told the Health Service Journal that she intended to establish a stakeholder advisory group: “She said the cases the office would look at would be decided by a “stakeholder advisory group”, which would … Continue reading National Guardian’s Stakeholder Advisory Group: Speaking Up only when permitted?
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
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