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NHS non-disclosure agreements to end, vows Matt Hancock

Following a successful whistleblowing case, the Health Secretary has pledged to ban non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) for NHS whistleblowers to encourage them to come forward. Radiographer Sue Allison successfully argued that she had been asked to sign an NDA without legal advice after raising concerns. Howard J ruled the NDA was invalid and that she had a prima facie case of whistleblowing detriment.

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Category: Health and Medicine » National health service. Keyword(s): Whistleblowing; Confidentiality agreements. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector.
Source: Guardian.

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