Whistleblowing guidance for health and social care published

The Whistleblowing Helpline’s new publication Raising Concerns at Work: Whistleblowing Guidance for Workers and Employers in Health and Social Care, is now available to download.

Key sections in the guidance include:

  •     the importance of whistleblowing as an early warning system of problems, which research shows is often ignored
  •     an outline of the legislation – the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998
  •     a flowchart of the whistleblowing process
  •     top tips for workers who wish to raise concerns, and sources of advice and support for them
  •     top tips for operational managers to respond positively when staff raise concerns
  •     case studies of good practice, frequently asked questions, and further information and links.

To download the guidance click here.