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The consequences of whistle-blowing: an integrative review.

Lim CR, Zhang MWB, Hussain SF, et al. The Consequences of Whistle-blowing: An Integrative Review. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(6):e497-e502. doi:10.1097/PTS.0000000000000396.

July 26, 2017
Lim CR, Zhang MWB, Hussain SF, et al. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(6):e497-e502.

The ability of staff and clinicians to report concerns about patient safety is key to preventing errors and improving safety. This review explores the evidence on positive and negative consequences of whistleblowing to help guide development of future whistleblowing policies.