Whistleblowing Form

This procedure is intended to provide a safeguard to enable members of staff to raise concerns about one or more of the following that has occurred, is occurring, or is likely to occur. These qualifying disclosures (see definition) mean that you can raise a concern about risk, malpractice or wrongdoing you think is harming the services, might harm or has in past harmed any aspect of the services we deliver. A few examples of this might include (but are by no means restricted to):

  • Unsafe care
  • Unsafe working conditions
  • Inadequate induction or training for staff
  • Lack of, or poor, response to a reported Service User safety incident
  • Suspicions of fraud (which can also be reported to the local counter-fraud team)
  • Damaging the environment - e.g. disposing materials or waste incorrectly, for example, flushing medicines or syringes down the toilet or sink
  • A bullying culture (across a team or organisation rather than individual instances of bullying)
  • Incidents of unsafe staffing, falsification of timesheets, Service User visit logs or Medical
  • Administration Records charts or clinical or care records
  • Failure to investigate claims of physical or sexual assault
  • Physical, verbal or sexual abuse of any Service User, colleague or other Breaching the Data Protection Act


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Whistleblowing Form

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