News story / November 1, 2019

Speak Up Month 2019 draws to a close

As Speak Up Month draws to a close, Dr Henrietta Hughes thanks Freedom to Speak Up Guardians for all their hard work raising awareness of speaking up with workers.

News & Press / October 18, 2019

Speak Up Month continues

Messages of support for Speak Up Month continue, with videos from NHS Improvement, NHS England, NHS Health Education and WRES

/ October 15, 2019

Secretary of State endorses Speak Up Month

A new video featuring Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, has been released today in which he endorses the National Guardian's Office Speak Up Month campaign.

News & Press / October 14, 2019

Speak Up Month

October is our second Speak Up Month to raise awareness of speaking up, increase commitment where possible and introduce it where no practical steps have yet been taken.

News & Press / October 11, 2019

100 Voices campaign

The 100 Voices campaign acknowledges and celebrates the difference that speaking up is having in the NHS.
Our ambition is to create a database of at least 100 case studies that describe where speaking up has led to improvements for the good of workers, patients, families and carers.

FTSU Index Awards 2019
News & Press / Press release / October 8, 2019

Freedom to Speak Up Index published

NHS staff feel more empowered to speak up about patient safety issues than ever before according to the first ever report monitoring ‘speaking up culture’ in the NHS.

News & Press / Press release / September 24, 2018

Thousands of NHS workers bring cases to Freedom to Speak Up Guardians

NHS workers in trusts in England are speaking up to their Freedom to Speak Up Guardians, confidentially, knowing the right actions will be taken as a result.

News & Press / Press release / June 25, 2018

National Guardian calls for independent and timely investigations

The National Guardian for the NHS has called for the government to commission
guidance from NHS Employers to help support trusts to properly investigate
speaking up in a way that is suitably independent and within reasonable timescales.

Media statement / News & Press / June 21, 2018

Statement from the National Guardian on Gosport War Memorial Hospital

Freedom to Speak Up – freedom is when the environment supports speaking up, with the right actions being taken as a result.

News & Press / News story / June 8, 2018

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – the ‘Speaking Up Together’ Award

This year the National Guardian’s Office is sponsoring a new category for the HSJ Awards, ‘Creating a Supportive Staff Culture’. In the run up to these awards we are highlighting the winning entries from last year’s Freedom to Speak Up Awards.