Sunday, August 8, 2010

Millions Spent on Doctor Gagging Orders by NHS

If the English system is so wonderful why do they need to spend huge sums of money keeping the people who would know the best from speaking out about it? something we can look forward to with the implementation of ObamaCare?

"Hospital doctors who quit their jobs are being routinely forced to sign "gagging orders" despite legislation designed to protect NHS whistleblowers, it is revealed today.

Millions of pounds of taxpayers' money are being spent on contracts that deter doctors from speaking out about incompetence and mistakes in patient care.

Nearly 90 per cent of severance agreements hammered out between NHS trusts and departing doctors contain confidentiality clauses.

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