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Whistleblowing in the Health Service: Accountability, Law and Professional Practice; Whistleblowing: Subversion or Corporate Citizenship?

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7017.1444 (Published 25 November 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1444
  1. Naomi Craft, freelance medical journalist
  1. London

    Whistleblowing in the Health Service: Accountability, Law and Professional Practice

    Whistleblowing in the Health Service: Accountability, Law and Professional Practice

    Geoffrey Hunt Edward Arnold, £12.99, pp 170 ISBN 0340 59234 6

    Whistleblowing: Subversion or Corporate Citizenship?

    Whistleblowing: Subversion of Corporate Citizenship?

    Ed Gerald Vinten Paul Chapman, £15.95, pp 196 ISBN 1 85396 238 4

    Mention whistleblowing to anyone currently working in the NHS and you can feel the atmosphere stiffen. The harrowing descriptions of intimidation and personal costs suffered by well known whistleblowers such as Graham Pink and Helen Zeitlin (both of whom expressed their concern about nursing shortages) have put the fear of God into everyone else working in the NHS. Many trust employees are now “gagged” by confidentiality or conflict …

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