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Healthcare scandals and the failings of doctors: do official inquiries hold the profession to account? (2019)
Journal Article
Mannion, R., Davies, H., Powell, M., Blenkinsopp, J., Millar, R., McHale, J., & Snowden, N. (2019). Healthcare scandals and the failings of doctors: do official inquiries hold the profession to account?. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 33(2), 221-240. https://doi.org/10.1108/jhom-04-2018-0126

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore whether official inquiries are an effective method for holding the medical profession to account for failings in the quality and safety of care. Design/methodology/approach Through a review of the... Read More about Healthcare scandals and the failings of doctors: do official inquiries hold the profession to account?.

Understanding the knowledge gaps in whistleblowing and speaking up in health care: narrative reviews of the research literature and formal inquiries, a legal analysis and stakeholder interviews (2018)
Journal Article
Mannion, R., Blenkinsopp, J., Powell, M., McHale, J., Millar, R., Snowden, N., & Davies, H. (2018). Understanding the knowledge gaps in whistleblowing and speaking up in health care: narrative reviews of the research literature and formal inquiries, a legal analysis and stakeholder interviews. Health Services and Delivery Research, 6(30), 1-190. https://doi.org/10.3310/hsdr06300

Background There is compelling evidence to suggest that some (or even many) NHS staff feel unable to speak up, and that even when they do, their organisation may respond inappropriately. Methods The study comprised four distinct but interlocking... Read More about Understanding the knowledge gaps in whistleblowing and speaking up in health care: narrative reviews of the research literature and formal inquiries, a legal analysis and stakeholder interviews.