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Active Bystanders and Whistleblowing Healthcare Training Course

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Who Would Benefit

This course is ideal for employees across all levels and departments who want to understand the importance of whistleblowing and learn how to report concerns effectively. It is also useful for people in the NHS who want to know the policies around whistleblowing and how to manage team members who blow the whistle.

Course Description

This training course on whistleblowing and active bystanders is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the ethical considerations, policies and importance of whistleblowing in the workplace. The course will cover key issues related to whistleblowing, including the benefits and risks, and how to report concerns effectively.


CPD points: 6

Training Course Category: Healthcare

Training Course Duration: 1 day

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the ethical implications and benefits of whistleblowing
  • Recognise the policies and regulations around whistleblowing
  • Identify situations where whistleblowing may be necessary
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality and anonymity in whistleblowing
  • Develop skills to report concerns effectively and safely
The Programme Includes:
  • Explain what being an active bystander means and the importance of whistleblowing in the NHS
  • Ethical considerations and benefits of whistleblowing
  • Policies, regulations and UK laws around protecting whistleblowing
  • Potential outcomes for whistleblowers and legal protections
  • Situations where whistleblowing may be necessary - the types of whistleblowing
  • Confidentiality and anonymity in whistleblowing
  • The Whistleblowing process and steps to follow within an organisation
  • Reporting concerns effectively and safely
  • The role of management in fostering a culture that encourages reporting
  • Case studies and best practices in whistleblowing
  • The importance of awareness and training employees
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