DAUK in The Guardian: NHS urged to publish delayed report on hospital ‘witch-hunt’
Dr Rinesh Parmar, the chair of the Doctors’ Association UK, said: “Staff fear that the publication of the report is being further delayed as it may make difficult reading for the trust’s chief executive who the health secretary has previously championed.”
DAUK speaking up for whistleblowers at vital roundtable meeting
Doctors' Association UK Chair Dr Rinesh Parmar represented the Association at a key roundtable meeting about the challenges of COVID-19 and whistleblowing in the NHS.
DAUK’s Protect the Frontline campaign featured by the National Guardian
DAUK has been working with the National Guardian’s Office through our Learn Not Blame campaign. During the COVID-19 crisis DAUK repeatedly rang the alarm bell regarding reports of doctors being prevented from speaking up especially about concerns related to PPE. This week our Learn Not Blame and Protect the Frontline campaigns were features by the National Guardian.
DAUK in The Independent: doctors preventing from raising concerns around PPE
Almost half of healthcare workers questioned as part of a survey by the Doctors’ Association UK said they had been effectively gagged from raising concerns. Some 47% of respondents said they had been told not to raise the issue on social media. A similar number said they had been warned about speaking to the press during the pandemic.
DAUK on LBC radio: our whistleblowing survey revealing an unacceptable level of bullying and harrassment
DAUK’s Dr Jenny Vaughan on LBC radio speaking to James O’Brien about the results of our whistleblowing questionnaire with Whistleblowers UK, revealing a worrying level of bullying around PPE.
DAUK on BBC News: doctors told not to speak up about PPE shortages
Dr Jenny Vaughan DAUK’s Law abs Policy Officer speaks to BBC news about our survey on whistleblowing during COVID-19.