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Book review: Whistle Blowing and Ethics in Health and Social Care

Whistle Blowing and Ethics in Health and Social Care

Angie Ash

Jessica Kingsley

£17.99 | 184pp

ISBN: 9781849056328

This book is accessible in the context of the language used and the style of presentation. The nine chapters pose questions and conundrums throughout. Each chapter is subdivided, affording readers the opportunity to access what they may be looking for in the first instance and subsequently being led to other sections of the book.

The author describes three strands or themes in this area: organisational culture and leadership; whistleblowing as a moral activity; and policy and regulatory systems and frameworks.

The book enables readers to understand whistleblowing and the challenges and opportunities faced by the individual and the organisation when this happens. The author acknowledges the media culture around whistleblowing, noting the


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