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An inquest jury has concluded that the death of an eight-year-old boy, who died when a teenager fell on him in a laser game at Leicester’s Megazone, was accidental. The young boy’s father, Rajendra Patel, is now calling for safety guidelines to be changed. Read more…

A new National Guardian has been appointed, and each NHS Trust needs to have ‘Freedom to Speak Up Guardians’ so that staff can go to them to raise concerns.   Has your organisation got these people?  They can have other titles.  Do your staff know who they are? https://www.cqc.org.uk/content/freedom-speak-guardians

The Dept have issued a Consultation Document – Providing a ‘Safe Space’ in Healthcare Safety Investigations’.   It aims to bring in legislation, that where information is generated as part of a safety investigation, it will be kept confidential and will not be shared outside the investigation’s boundaries, unless there is a high court ruling […]