Freedom to speak up--easier said than done

Barker, Karen
March 2015
British Journal of Midwifery;Mar2015, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p158
Academic Journal
The article discusses a report by Robert Francis which looked at how National Health Services staff are treated when they raise concerns and findings that most of those who participated in the study had poor experience of raising concerns due to reprisals and bullying. Topics discussed include the changes that have to happen such as culture change, better management of cases and the need for transparency about incidents and the need to view raising concerns as a positive approach.


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