Iscuss critically the implications of whistleblowing for accountability, and raising and escalating concerns.

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a?I put patient safety first. It is vital that staff in the NHS feel empowered and expected to speak up whenever patient safety may be compromised or errors occura?. (Andrew Lansley Secretary of State for Health 2010 Speak up for a healthy NHS PCaW). Discuss critically the implications this has for accountability and raising & escalating concerns.