Trusts are Going to be Forced to Show how they Deal with Staff Concerns

Every single NHS trust in England is now going to have to file a report every single year. They have to show how they deal with any concern that is raised by a staff member. They are also going to release reports on how patient concerns are dealt with as well. This is under a new legislation. Matt Hancock has announced the chance in response to an independent health record which has been done on patient deaths at the War Memorial Hospital. 450 patients died at the hospital between the year 1987 and 2001. They were prescribed very dangerous doses of opioids.

Mr. Hancock has come out to say that this is going to echo for years to come and that nurses are going to carry on raising their concerns. They did so back in 1988 but a lot of them were either ignored or even pushed to the side. Those who work in a nursing recruitment agency or even those who own a nurse agency will know how serious this can be.

There have been a lot of changes made since Gosport and this means that staff now have the ability to try and speak up with far more confidence. On top of this, failings are being identified much sooner and they are also being dealt with much more efficiently as well. The reforms that they plan to make will provide a much higher level of transparency and it will also mean that drugs are far more strictly controlled. They are also going to do a complete investigation regarding every single hospital death as well in hopes that this has an impact on the overall death rate in various hospitals up and down the UK.

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