1Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
2School of Management, University of St Andrews, Fife, UK
‘Whistleblowing’ has come to increased prominence in many health systems as a means of identifying and addressing quality and safety issues. But whistleblowing – and the reactions to it – have many complex and ambiguous aspects that need to be considered as part of the broader (organisational) cultural dynamics of healthcare institutions.
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