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Announcement / September 24, 2020

Speaking up in the NHS in England: 2019/20

A summary of speaking up to Freedom to Speak Up Guardians in England

The National Guardian’s Office will be publishing its annual review of data submitted by Freedom to Speak Up Guardians on Thursday 1st October 2020.

Announcement / September 22, 2020

New logo for the National Guardian’s Office

The National Guardian’s Office is pleased to unveil its new logo.

Blog / September 2, 2020

Trust & Transparency: the SSE approach

Protecting workers from detriment for speaking up is a challenge, whatever sector we work in.
In this guest blog, Stewart Hughes from energy provider SSE plc shares how the company have adopted a Speak Up, Listen Up, Follow Up approach to detriment.

News & Press / News story / August 21, 2020

Job vacancy: Senior Intelligence Adviser

Working within the Intelligence and Case Review Team, you will support the Intelligence and Case Review Manager with delivering analytical support to further improve the NGO’s activity and quality of publications. You will support with ongoing query resolution for NGO’s stakeholders whilst ensuring the voices of workers can enhance the work of the NGO.

Announcement / News & Press / August 20, 2020

Case review announced to take place at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The National Guardian’s Office (NGO) has announced it will be carrying out a case review of speaking up at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

Blog / August 14, 2020

Speak Up and Protect the Frontline

In this guest blog, the Learn Not Blame Team at DA UK share the results of their Protect the Front Line survey, looking at their members' ability to speak up about issues at work, in relation to personal protective equipment and other matters.

News & Press / August 13, 2020

Freedom to Speak Up News – August 2020

Download the August edition of Freedom to Speak Up News, with updates from the National Guardian’s Office, news stories and case studies.

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Case study / August 4, 2020

Adapting Freedom to Speak Up to cope with the pandemic

This year has been challenging for everyone across the NHS. COVID-19 and the lockdown has meant we have all had to work differently and take on more responsibilities to ensure excellent patient care. Pamela Permalloo-Bass, Lead Freedom to Speak Up Guardian at Solent NHS Trust shares her thoughts on adapting to the challenges.

News story / July 23, 2020

The Alphabet of Speak Up

Speak Up Month is the highlight of our calendar - a chance to raise awareness of Freedom to Speak Up and the work which you, as guardians, are doing in your organisations to make speaking up business as usual. 

This October’s Speak Up Month will be a real celebration of Freedom to Speak Up and all that has been achieved by you and the network in working towards making speaking up business as usual.

News story / July 9, 2020

Latest Freedom to Speak Up Index published

Today we publish the latest The Freedom to Speak Up (FTSU) Index. The FTSU Index is a key metric for organisations to monitor their speaking up culture.