Letters Whistleblowing in India

Which whistleblower is more vulnerable: the Indian doctor or nurse?

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1687 (Published 30 March 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1687
  1. Alain Braillon, senior consultant1,
  2. Susan Bewley, professor of complex obstetrics, King’s College London2
  1. 1University Hospital, 80000 Amiens, France
  2. 2Women’s Health Academic Centre, St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK
  1. braillon.alain{at}gmail.com

In his article on protection for doctors who speak out in India, Chatterjee missed the bigger picture, which is mostly about imbalances of power.1 Surprisingly, protection for nurses is not even mentioned. Nurses are the core of the healthcare team, they are closer to patients than doctors, and they have more …

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