Whistleblowing: Raising Concerns within NHS Scotland
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The RCSEd is to host a special event on whistleblowing in the NHS. The one-day seminar takes place on Tuesday 4 June 2013 at the RCSEd with a speaker line-up including the Scottish Government's Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, Mr Alex Neil MSP and RCSEd President, Mr Ian Ritchie.
"Whistleblowing: Raising Concerns within NHS Scotland" will address issues such as openness and accountability in the workplace, trust and confidence among staff and patients, and challenging poor practise.
Other speakers include:
• Professor Sheila McLean, Professor of Law and Ethics
• Dr Kim Holt, Chair of Patients First
• Mr John Davidson, Former Head of Staff Governance, Directorate of Health Workforce and Performance, Scottish Government
• Mr Norman Provan, Scotland Associate Director, Royal College of Nursing
The event is being run by the Knowledge Exchange Partnership on behalf of The Scotland Patients Association and promises to bring together key professional and patient groups to debate an issue that has gained increased prominence following the Francis Report.
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