Blowing-The-Whistle - Whistleblowers and those considering blowing the
whistle will find guidance from actual whistle-blowers on this site. A
father and son, both whistleblowers; one from industry and the other from
Blowing the Whistle on a Therapeutic Experiment - This case is based
on a real incident of whistleblowing that occurred in the late 1970s and
early '80s. For more details on the specific case, readers should refer to
the reference list located at the end of the participant commentary.
Canadian Whistleblower Laws - Whistleblowing: Breaking the Silence of
the Lambs. Whistleblowing provisions are designed to facilitate regulation
and enforcement of laws by encouraging employees to report evidence
essential for industry regulation and the prosecution of corporate
Freedom to Care
- The UK's first
whistleblower support group (1991). Promoting the expression of social
conscience in the workplace, public accountability, ethics at work and
supporting whistleblowers and whistleblowing. Providing free information
on professional ethics, bullying at work, corporate responsibility, social
and ethical accounting and auditing - especially in health care, nursing,
social work, police, financial services, government, education, science
and environmental protection.
Howard To Jail Whistleblowers - Kevin Moylan, former Tasmanian
psychiatric nurse whistleblower
and his story. (Australia)
I See And Am Silent / I See And Speak Out - The Ethical Dilemma Of
Reporting harms: two stories.
Is it safe to speak out? - It's a year since new legislation was
passed to protect whistleblowers at work. Sally Weale asks if it's
working. Sally Weale. Guardian. Monday July 3, 2000
Is Whistleblowing Working In The NHS? - The Evidence. May 2003. The
public hear about whistleblowing in the NHS when it all goes wrong -
either when a public inquiry reveals that staff concerns had been stifled
or ignored or when the media report claims that a whistleblower has been
National Whistleblower Center - Advocates the right of employees to
blow the whistle on major issues such as government waste, fraud and
corruption, and violations of environmental and nuclear safety laws.
NHS whistle-blowers 'victimised' BBC NEWS (May 7th 2003) -
Nurses, midwives, porters and cleaners were surveyed. One in three NHS
workers who has voiced concerns about bad practice in the service has
faced reprisals, figures reveal.
Nurses and their right to whistle blow - Editor's note: Donne Brownsey,
JD, is AORN's legislative counsel in California. She presented the
following at the 2000 AORN Multispecialty Conference, Oct 27, 2000, in
Long Beach, Calif. Brownsey lobbied on behalf of the whistle-blower
legislation recently enacted in California.
Personal Injury National Network of
Attorneys - Our personal injury lawyers will accept no fee until money is recovered for you by claims
settlement or trial.
Public Concern at Work - An independent authority which seeks to
ensure that concerns about malpractice are properly raised and addressed
in the workplace.
Remove the GAG! Free Speech for Nurses! - List of states with pending
healthcare provider WHISTLEBLOWER legislation. USA.
Research Corner, Scientific Integrity - The Cornerstone of Knowledge.
Marion E. Broome. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. February 2003 - Volume
35, Number 1
Safecall - Company systems for whistleblowing in the workplace.
Confidential reporting of bullying, harassment, discrimination and unfair
Tewksbury State Hospital: A Breakdown in Care (By Marjory Sherman, Staff Writer)
- Former Tewksbury State Hospital night-shift nurse Thomas
M. Fraser says it was a patient who first opened his eyes to the abuse he had become a part of. Article from
Eagle-Tribune Publishing. (See ....here! For full story)
Three-Way Agreement Reached on Health Care Whistleblower Protection Bill
- Nurses Credit Assembly for Leadership as House Passes Measure (New York
UK whistleblowers 2002
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it possible for FtC to continue to assist conscientious, public-spirited
employees and professionals. You are the conscience of big organizations -
please stay with us!
Useful links for Whistleblowers - Website which whistleblowers, free
speech advocates, conspiracy theory researchers and others would find
interesting. Website provides links to three most interesting on-line
What Color is Your Whistle? - Reporting incidents of wrongdoing in
your workplace is always a risky business-but for minority nurses who blow
the whistle, the stakes are even higher. by Michele Bitoun Blecher.
Whistle blowers - Brave people who are paying a high personal price
for speaking out.
Whistleblowers 'must be protected' (BBC NEWS) - Speaking out can be a
risk. Nurses who blow the whistle on poor standards of care run the risk
of threats, intimidation and physical and mental health problems, it is
"Whistleblowers:" No Retaliation Against Nurse For Filing Formal
The court did not allow the nurse managers the right to sue as
Whistleblower Protection Act - United States Office of Personnel
Management. New Developments in Employee and Labor Relations. March 2000.
Whistleblowing The Right Way - Unedited Version of the Article which
ran in the Toronto Star. Career Activist Resources For Controlling Your
Whistleblowing: A difficult decision - What do you do when something
happens that you know to be wrong, unethical or inappropriate? Editorial
February 2002 by Jill Iliffe, ANF Federal Secretary.
Whistleblowing and Nonviolence - Whistleblowing and nonviolent action
have a number of similarities and connections, yet seldom have they been
discussed together. There are a number of lessons from nonviolence for
whistleblowing and vice versa.
Whistleblowing As a Failure of Organizational Ethics - The move toward
managed care and increased competition in health care exacerbates the
conditions leading to instances of whistleblowing. We believe that cases
of whistleblowing are indicative of an ethical failure at the
organizational level. James J. Fletcher, PhD, Jeanne M. Sorrell, PhD, RN,
Mary Cipriano Silva, PhD, RN, FAAN. © 1998 Online Journal of Issues in
Nursing Article published Dec. 31,
Whistleblowing Case Summaries - Notable decisions under the Public
Interest Disclosure Act. from Public Concern at Work. The UK's
whistleblowing law in practice
Whistleblowing in Health Care - This page touches briefly on
whistleblowing and dissent in health care. It explores some ideas about
the structures of society - why some fail. It examines the role of
whistleblowing and dissent within this framework. It examines the context
of whistle blowing. When do people speak out and when do they remain
William De Maria's Whistleblowing Bibliography - International, 1995.
WorldWideWhistleblowers.com - Aims to promote a society in which it is
possible to speak out about unethical business practices, corruption.