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National Committee Member Geoff Underwood

Denying the impact of poor workplace culture is the leadership equivalent of denying climate change. It’s time all leaders took the job of developing a positive, inclusive culture seriously.

24 August 2021 | By Geoff Underwood
Analysis & opinion
National Committee Chair 2020 David Cain

Freedom to Speak Up guardians can help boards and line managers find out what’s really going on in their organisations, and act as a safety valve for staff grievances and complaints. Alison Moore finds out more.

28 May 2021 | By Alison Moore
Feature
Henrietta Hughes 2021

NHS National guardian Henrietta Hughes introduces a new e-learning package, and explains how line managers can foster a listening culture that supports staff who want to speak up.

12 March 2021 | By Henrietta Hughes
Analysis & opinion
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We explain the legal position behind so-called ‘gagging’ clauses which are now a common feature of settlement agreements in the NHS.

12 March 2019 | By Natalie Hunt
Legal Eye
Henrietta Hughes

NHS guardians have a tricky but powerful role in tackling poor care and boosting staff engagement. National Guardian Henrietta Hughes speaks to Healthcare Manager.

20 August 2018 | By Matt Ross
Interview

In today's NHS, we know it's crucial to protect people who raise the alarm about poor patient care or incompetent staff. But it's just as vital to avoid giving cover to people with axes to grind – as one innocent NHS manager discovered.

30 October 2017 | By Anonymous
The Sharp End

Spurious allegations can damage managers’ careers and cost the NHS dear. And too often, sloppy investigations and poor HR support make things worse.

15 June 2017 | By Craig Ryan
Feature
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Have you been asked to investigate a colleague’s conduct or performance? Here are ten tips for avoiding costly and career-damaging pitfalls.

08 December 2016 | By Andy Hardy
Tipster
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