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Call for whistleblowing evidence

NHS staff who have blown the whistle on poor patient care are being urged to share their experiences.

Sir Robert Francis, QC, is leading an independent review into whistleblowing in the health service and has launched a call for evidence.

The aim of the review, commissioned by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt earlier this year, is to recommend how to best support staff to raise concerns.

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Sir Robert Francis: 'We have to change NHS culture'

The culture of the NHS needs to be changed if more whistleblowers are to come forward without jeopardising their livelihood, a high ranking QC told Good Morning Britain.

Sir Robert Francis, who lead the inquiry into the Mid Staffs scandal, said staff would speak up if they felt "something will actually happen" when they raise their concerns.

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