NHS Pledge to Staff Members

The NHS Commits:

  • To provide all staff with clear roles and responsibilities and rewarding jobs for teams and individuals that make a difference to patients, their families and carers and communities;
  • To provide all staff with personal development, access to appropriate training for their jobs and line management support to succeed;
  • To provide support and opportunities for staff to maintain their health, well-being and safety;
  • To engage staff in decisions that affect them and the services they provide, individually, through representative organisations and through local partnership working arrangements. All staff will be empowered to put forward ways to deliver better and safer services for patients and their families;

To support all staff in raising concerns at the earliest reasonable opportunity about safety, malpractice or wrongdoing at work, responding to and, where necessary, investigating the concerns raised and acting consistently with the Public Interest Disclosure Act 199