Bullying claims from Britain’s biggest NHS mental health trust

According to a highly critical report by the Care Quality Commission, the UK’s biggest mental health NHS trust, which consists of units that care for  the most vulnerable female patients is in turmoil following major allegations of bullying. This announcement was accompanied with the sudden resignation of its chairman. Nigel McCorkell, chairman of West London […]

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79% of whistleblowers are being bullied

Can an open complaints culture be achieved within the NHS? Campaigners are still striving for a more open whistleblowing culture for NHS staff, as employees wishing to raise complaints are continually coming up against problems, such as bullying. Despite public inquiries recommending the promotion of whistleblowing, campaigning group Patients’ First believe that a ‘culture of fear’ […]

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