When should a regulator be contacted?
You should contact one of the regulatory bodies below or another body with authority to investigate your concern in the following circumstances:
- If you cannot raise the issue with the responsible person or body locally because you believe them to be part of the problem.
- If you have raised your concern through local channels but are not satisfied that the responsible person or body has taken adequate action.
- If there is an immediate serious risk to patients, and a regulator or other external body has responsibility to act or intervene.
|Advice and help
||What do they cover?
|Public Concern at Work
||Provides free, confidential legal advice
|NHS Whistleblowing Helpline 08000 724 725
||Offering confidential and independent advice.
|The GMC Confidential Helpline 0161 923 6399
||Offering confidential advice