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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

Speaking up or blowing the whistle for better, safer care (2018)
Book Chapter
Mannion, R., Davies, H., Blenkinsopp, J., McHale, J. V., Millar, R., Powell, M., & Snowden, N. (2018). Speaking up or blowing the whistle for better, safer care. In J. Tingle, C. Ó Néill, & M. Shimwell (Eds.), Global patient safety: Law, policy and practice, 58-76. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315167596-5

In modern healthcare systems, not all care is as good or as safe as it could be and there is growing evidence to suggest about one in ten patients admitted to hospital may be harmed as a result of their admission. This chapter draws on some recent wo... Read More