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About Minh Alexander

Dr Minh Alexander was a consultant psychiatrist and whistleblower. She tweets at @Alexander_Minh.

Articles by Minh Alexander

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Want better protection for whistleblowers? Your experiences needed!

From the NHS to rigged elections, care homes to financial fraud - existing UK whistleblowing protection laws are not protecting concerned staff, nor the public. Call for evidence for forthcoming expert event.

Exposed - the shocking extent of fire risk in our hospitals and mental health trusts

Even after Grenfell, hospitals are failing to put in place recommended fire safety measures. The UK government passes the buck. Meanwhile, patients have died.

Who's keeping a lid on "priceless" whistleblower information in our health system - and why?

NHS and social care watchdog the CQC appears to be ignoring or even suppressing information from whistleblowers - and failing to protect staff who speak out.

Is there a 'club culture' at the heart of the NHS's quality regulator?

A look at the Care Quality Commission's choice of inspection chairs and overall processes reveals a predominantly white, male, corporate culture that risks letting down patients and staff.

No-one believes Jeremy Hunt on patient safety and whistleblowers – not even his own appointees

A rash of rebukes, resignations and reports pour cold water on Jeremy Hunt's continued claim to be the whistleblowers' friend.

Why Jeremy Hunt's promise to protect whistleblowers is nothing but hot air

Hunt's promise to protect NHS staff who speak out about poor care will be easily side-stepped by employers.

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