Cultures of silence and cultures of voice: the role of whistleblowing in healthcare organisations

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Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

‘Whistleblowing’ has come to increased prominence in many health systems as a means of identifying and addressing quality and safety issues. But whistleblowing – and the reactions to it – have many complex and ambiguous aspects that need to be considered as part of the broader (organisational) cultural dynamics of healthcare institutions.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)503-505
JournalInternational Journal of Health Policy and Management
Volume4
Issue number8
Early online date24 Jun 2015
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2015

Keywords

  • Whistleblowing, Healthcare Organizations, Cultures of Silence, Cultures of Voice, Safer Care