Whistleblower helpline launches – but staff will still face reprisals, warn campaigners

Whistleblower helpline launches – but staff will still face reprisals, warn campaigners Health Secretary said helpline would tackle “pockets of poor practice”Campaigners say external service doesn”t address internal revenge culture A free helpline is being launched for whistleblowers in the NHS and social services.

Organs row hospital is no longer a national leader finds damning report after probe is prompted by two whistleblower doctors

Organs row hospital ‘is no longer a national leader’ finds damning report after probe is prompted by two whistleblower doctors Concerns around clinical care at Liverpool”s Alder Hey hospital prompts government intervention Health chiefs emphasise that surgery is still classified as safe Europe”s largest children”s hospital has been slammed for a fall in standards after two whistleblowers prompted a formal investigation. Liverpool”s Alder Hey hospital is famed for providing “world-class” care but a new report states it can no longer be considered a national leader. The findings will be a blow to the institution which has spent years trying to regain public trust after it was embroiled in a major scandal in 1999, which publicised that hundreds of organs had been stockpiled without parental consent.