Issue 12
Policy & Management

The appointment of a National Guardian for the NHS and local Freedom to Speak Up (FTSU) Guardians was recommended by Sir Robert Francis, following his review and subsequent report into the failings at Mid-Staffordshire.

Wayne Walker, Freedom to Speak Up (FTSU) guardian and multi-skilled technician at Torbay and South Devon NHS Trust, describes his experience in the guardian role.

This blog was written for the NHS Employees site ,and PCNR would like to thank them for their kind permission to reproduce it here (