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Gagging clauses outlawed

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7112.831l (Published 04 October 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:831
  1. John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A more relaxed attitude to whistleblowing in the NHS was signalled last week by the health minister, Alan Milburn, in what he called a “fairer deal for NHS staff” that will also include better standards of food and accommodation for junior doctors on call.

    Mr Milburn told a conference of health service managers at Keele University that he is outlawing all gagging clauses in employment contracts so that …

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