Cultures of silence and cultures of voice: The role of whistleblowing in healthcare organisations

Russell Mannion*, Huw To Davies

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    Abstract

    ‘Whistleblowing’ has come to increased prominence in many health systems as a means of identifying and addressing quality and safety issues. But whistleblowing – and the reactions to it – have many complex and ambiguous aspects that need to be considered as part of the broader (organisational) cultural dynamics of healthcare institutions.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)503-505
    Number of pages3
    JournalInternational Journal of Health Policy and Management
    Volume4
    Issue number8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

    Keywords

    • Cultures of silence
    • Cultures of voice
    • Healthcare organizations
    • Safer care
    • Whistleblowing

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