Nurses fear being labelled as troublemakers if they raise concerns


Jenni Middleton "I have spoken to nurses who, having raised concerns, have been sidelined and ostracised by their employers" #NTSOS


Half of nurses who had raised concerns about the NHS said they were not dealt with properly Follow @nursingtimessos


Almost 30% of nurses said being viewed as a troublemaker was the biggest barrier to speaking up #NTSOS


Nurses believe concerns ignored

More than half of nurses believe their concerns about patient care are being ignored, according to a survey. It follows the Francis Report which criticised Stafford Hospital for "appalling standards of care".