Senior NHS managers will have skills logged to stop those who fail being “moved on quietly”BMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l632 (Published 07 February 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l632
- Clare Dyer
- The BMJ
Forcing NHS whistleblowers out of their jobs is “morally abhorrent and operationally foolish,” the health and social care secretary for England told doctors as he unveiled plans for a new core list of skills for senior NHS managers.
Matt Hancock made the remarks as he told a conference in London that the government would also set up a central database to log the qualifications, experience, and employment history of NHS trust directors in England.
The two moves are part of a package recommended by a review led by Tom Kark to increase the competence of directors and to …