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Whistle-blowers treated 'outrageously'

MPs are worried that whistle-blowers in the NHS are being punished rather than protected, and should be aware of the risk of keeping quiet.

GMC chief executive Niall Dickson and Professor Stephen Bolsin, the anaesthetist who blew the whistle on the Bristol heart scandal in 1995, look at "the need for a culture within institutions" where staff "can raise concerns".

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