Patient Deaths

Whistleblowing and Patient Safety : The Patient's or the profession's interests at stake?

Rita Pal | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK
Rita Pal

Medical whistleblowing has featured in countless newspaper headlines. The stories are usually victim-focused, implying that if you blow the whistle, your life is automatically destroyed. While that may be true in some cases, the stereotypical "victim" imagery is not constructive, helping neither the psychology of the individual whistleblower, nor the system that spawned them.

Hospital Boosts Security After Three Patients Die From Contamination

PA | Posted 14.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Security has been stepped up at a hospital where three patients have died following the deliberate contamination of saline soluti...