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MPS is calling on the government to address the name and shame culture in the NHS

Post date: 18/05/2015

The information within this article was correct at the time of publishing. Last updated 18/05/2020


An MPS survey of more than 500 UK health professionals indicates there has not been a positive culture change in the NHS in four years.

The survey revealed that two in three doctors (68%) believe there is a blame and shame culture in the NHS, and that it will be difficult to overcome this.

With the statutory duty of candour now in effect in England and Wales, MPS is calling on the government to address this long-standing problem.

MPS is calling for the culture in the NHS to be addressed as part of its ‘Priorities for the next government 2015 – 2020’.

Read a summary of the paper and access it here

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