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NHSScotland Confidential Alert Line 6 month review (1 August 2016 - 31 January 2017)

NHSScotland Confidential Alert Line 6 month review (1 August 2016 - 31 January 2017)

Monday, July 17, 2017

ISBN: 9781788511087

As part of this contract, Public Concern at Work (PCAW) provide the Scottish Government with 6 monthly evaluation reports. This document covers the period from 1 August 2016 - 31 January 2017.

Executive Summary

The NHSScotland Confidential Alert Line service is run by Public Concern at Work, an independent whistleblowing charity. It provides a safe place where staff, who feel they may be victims as a result of whistleblowing, can raise concerns about patient safety and malpractice. It also provides a route, where appropriate, where concerns can be passed to the health board or appropriate regulator on the callers behalf.