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Gosport War Memorial Hospital. The Report of the Gosport Independent Panel.

Gosport Independent Panel; Crown Copyright.

Organizational culture influences how comfortable individuals are with raising awareness of conditions that diminish patient safety. This independent inquiry report provides case studies and a detailed analysis of conditions that hindered nurses and families from acquiring answers about care concerns. The analysis determined factors such as hierarchy and poor physician regard for nursing expertise as persistent challenges to safety in health care.