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Who would be a NHS whistleblower?

Apr 27, 2009   //   by Editor   //   Coverage  //  No Comments

Undercover Nurse Margaret Haywood put a 20-year career on the line to help Panorama expose serious failings in the care of the elderly at one NHS hospital.

Undercover Nurse aired in July 2005 after Ms Haywood wore a hidden camera to film conditions on an acute care ward at Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

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Definitions of a whistle-blower

“a person who informs on someone engaged in an illicit activity” Source: Oxford dictionary

“a person who tells someone in authority about something illegal that is happening, especially in a government department or a company” Source: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Or to Blow the whistle:

“bring an illicit activity to an end by informing on (the person responsible)” Source: Oxford dictionary