Dr Henrietta Hughes announces she will be stepping down

Dr Henrietta Hughes OBE has announced that she will be standing down as National Guardian for the NHS,…...

Freedom to Speak Up Guardian recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Bernadette Rochford, Freedom to Speak Up Guardian for Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded the MBE…...

Supporting Freedom to Speak Up Guardians in national bodies

The Freedom to Speak Up Guardian network has evolved since the role was created in 2016. There are…...

Exploring Freedom to Speak Up in Primary Care and Integrated Settings

A new report from National Guardian’s Office finds that Primary Care providers need further support to implement Freedom…...

Freedom to Speak Up Index 2021 published

Today we publish the latest Freedom to Speak Up (FTSU) Index. The FTSU Index can help build a…...

Freedom to Speak Up Guardian recognised for supporting colleagues during the pandemic

Sue Franklin, Freedom to Speak Up Guardian at Bradford Teaching Hospitals, has received the Chief Nursing Officer’s silver…...

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Response to CQC Report

Responding the CQC Report – Protect, respect, connect – decisions about living and dying well during COVID-19 – Dr Henrietta…...

Annual Report 2020

Report praises the work of Freedom to Speak Up Guardians who have continued to support health workers to…...

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