Special Reports
Shoot The Messenger
Shoot The Messenger

How NHS whistleblowers are silenced and sacked

By Dr Phil Hammond and Andrew Bousfield

THE NHS will always need whistleblowers. Healthcare is complex, rapidly changing and dangerous; staff are fallible, variably trained and widely spaced; and demands are huge and resources limited. As this special report highlights, however, the shocking treatment of NHS whistleblowers persists as the body that is trusted to care for us from cradle to grave systematically covers up scandals, crushes dissent and kills patients unnecessarily...





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