Nicola Musgrove

Francis report on whistleblowing: a response from Oxinet

February saw the release of the much-anticipated sequel to Sir Robert Francis’ initial Mid-Staffs inquiry findings, this time focusing specifically on the lack of support for NHS staff wishing to “blow the whistle” on perceived poor care. Having been grimly primed somewhat by the first report, the findings of the second review are hardly unexpected – but the lack of shock does little to mitigate the seriousness of Francis’ conclusions.

Nicola MusgroveFrancis report on whistleblowing: a response from Oxinet