Anna Kanengoni

To continue speaking up so that the work place can be a better place for us as employees, which improves patient care.

Operating Department Practitioner

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Glenda Harris

My pledge as a FTSU Champion is to always be available to listen in a non-judgemental way and to support and encourage the person speaking up

Lead Nurse Divisional Development

Wye Valley NHS Trust

Tinashe Mahaso

To work together with our FTSU Guardian at our organisation to encourage a speaking up culture and to share learning.

Programme Support Officer

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Claire Peck

To encourage and support others to speak up whenever they need to, I will do this whenever I am talking to colleagues about incidents and delivering training.

Patient Safety Lead

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Chloe Cossey

To encourage people to speak up at my organisation.

Community Support Worker

Tees, Esk & Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust

Ian Wilder

To encourage colleagues to speak up by joining the FTSU team at my Trust, as an FTSU Ambassador.

Bank Senior Project Manager (HR)/Chaplaincy Volunteer

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Anuja Patel

To make sure that Freedom to Speak Up becomes a part of day to day practice.

Divisional Governance Manager

Modality Partnership

Morwenna Haslam

I will always strive to be fair, consistent and considered, without bias in my role as Freedom to Speak up Guardian and ensure any concern raised to me is fully investigated and feedback is given.

Regional Operations Manager

InHealth Ltd

Isabel Luisa Sanchez Wilson

To continue to foster and promote a positive speaking up and listening culture in the organisation to improve a safer environment for patients and staff

Outreach Freedom to Speak UP Guardian/PALS officer

Buckinghamshire NHS Trust

Helen Beardon-Hambleton

To always really listen to everyone I interact with and be supportive, their cheerleader. To always act in a way that ensures everyone feels able to speak up. We all need soul recharge at some point, we’re all responsible to make that happen

Emergency care assistant


Daisymol Thomas

I will give good or bad feedback by telling the NHS organisation or service about it

Staff nurse

Airedale NHS Trust

Carron Allenger

To speak up and help others if they feel something is wrong or they do not feel comfortable. I will guide them in raising a concern and support them though out so that the trust can become a better work place for all.


Children’s Complex Needs Nursing LSCFT

Donna Hazell

If I hear, see or become aware of anything in the work place that I am in anyway concerned about, however trivial or major I will speak about it with my manager, senior person or my Freedom to Speak up Guardian.

Flexi General Worker

NHS Foundation Trust

Suzanne Ricketts

I will always speak up as it is the right thing to do.

admin assistant


Marilyn Smith

To speak up about anything I believe will bring about a better way or outcome for the NHS.

Health centre co-ordinator community admin

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Hermione Thompson

As a FTSU Ambassador, I pledge to support those who wish to speak up as I firmly believe that everyone has the right to be treated with kindness and to be a part of an organisation that values their contribution and differences.

Senior Charge Nurse/Matron

Kings College Hosptial NHS Foundation Trust

Bethany Ravey

To always speak up no matter how uncomfortable the situation is.



Daniel Watts

To always speak up for what is right and fair, and to give an ear and a voice to those that do not feel confident enough to speak up for themselves.

HR Advisor


Claire Lyddiatt

To always listen when people are speaking up and to always thank them for doing so.

Administration Assistant


Sandra Ansah-Johnson

To speak up when the need arises so as to keep myself and others safe.



Heidi Bartlet

I will speak up when I see opportunities to improve the services we provide and I will encourage and support others to do the same.

Children’s Occupational Therapist

Cambridgeshire Community Services

Sarah Clinton

I will create an environment of free speaking, thanking staff for speaking up and always providing feedback.

Service Support Manager, Sexual Health


Michelle Phillips

To listen to colleagues & encourage them to speak up if they ask my opinion of whether they should. I will also speak up if something doesn’t seem right or could be improved upon.

Continence Service Co-ordinator


Karen Yassin

I will listen to colleagues’ concerns and thank them for it.

Occupational Therapist


K Jackson

I will remember that I can approach my line manager if there is something I am worried about, like safe practices etc.



Clive Graham

I promise to encourage all my staff to speak up during meetings.

Associate Medical Director

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

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