Our policy papers suggest how public policy can utilise whistleblowing to ensure good governance and accountability. Below the policy papers are grouped by topic headings.
- Professions - lawyers, accountants, police
- Corruption and Fraud
- Health and Safety
- Civil Service
- Human Rights, Freedom of Information and Data Protection
- National Health Service (NHS) and Care
- Public Interest Disclosure Act - Scope of the Act and the Register of Claims
National Health Service (NHS) and Care
Health Select Committee - PCaW briefing July 2011Published Jul 2011
Our response to the Health Select Committee's report on accountability of the GMC and the NMC. We outline our concerns regarding the focus on individual duties to blow the whistle rather than organisational failures to address wrongdoing, identify weaknesses to PIDA in the form of protection to GPs and student nurses, as well as examine issues arising more generally in the care and health sectors.
Learning from BristolPublished Oct 2001
Report on Whistleblowing in the NHS in the light of the Kennedy Report into infant deaths at the Bristol Royal Infirmary.
Public Accounts Committee - PCaW Briefing on gagging in the NHS 2011Published Dec 2011
Public Accounts Committee - PCaW Briefing 2011
Practical Guidance on Whistleblowing in the NHSPublished Mar 2002
Practical Guidance on Whistleblowing in the NHS
The Department of Health's consultation: Responsible officers and their duties relating to the medical professionPublished Jan 1970
Our response to the Department of Health's consultation: Responsible officers and their duties relating to the medical profession
Nursing Survey-Summary-Nursing Standard-2008Published May 2008
Summary of nursing survey completed with Nursing Standard Magazine in 2008.
Is Whistleblowing Working in the NHS?Published May 2003
The results of a survey into the state of whistleblowing in the National Health Service.
Fostering InquiryPublished Dec 2016