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Announcement / December 2, 2019

The Whistleblowers’ Support Scheme opens for applications

The Whistleblowers’ Support Scheme provides confidential, practical support and advice for NHS workers – current and former – who are having difficulty finding suitable employment in the NHS as a result of raising a concern in the public interest. Applications close midnight Sunday 5 January 2020.

Blog / November 28, 2019

Developing compassionate ‘speak up’ cultures – within a Trust and across the region 

This year’s winners of the HSJ Award Freedom to Speak Up Organisation of the Year, Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, have approached the adoption of Freedom to Speak Up in a holistic way, focussing on inclusivity and developing both their own organisational culture and that of other organisations in their area.

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.