NGO five-year strategy

Guardian recognised in New Year’s Honours List for services to the NHS during the COVID-19 response

Dr Judith Graham, Queen’s Nurse, Director for Psychological Professionals and Freedom to Speak Up Guardian at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded the [...]

Freedom to Speak Up News – December 2020

Download the December edition of Freedom to Speak Up News, with updates from the National Guardian’s Office, news stories and case studies. This issue shares some of the ways that Freedom to [...]

Record number of cases brought to Freedom to Speak Up Guardians

Freedom to Speak Up Guardians reported receiving 9,754 speaking up cases in the first half of this year, an increase of 34% on the same period in the previous year. Freedom to Speak Up Guardians [...]

New case review process to launch next year

The National Guardian’s Office (NGO) carries out case reviews to identify learning and support improvements in the speaking up culture and arrangements in NHS trusts. These reviews have [...]

Leaders must encourage workers to continue to speak up as the NHS returns to high risk level

Dr Henrietta Hughes OBE, the National Guardian for the NHS, has urged healthcare organisations not to allow the announcement yesterday (4 November 2020) that the NHS has been returned to the [...]

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