Unhealthy response to medical whistleblowers

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James Gray

They have helped shine a light on the health service but many whistleblowers claim they face bullying and threats

Last Sunday, this newspaper reported that Tallaght Hospital in Dublin was investigating a formal complaint of bullying and harassment.

A consultant in emergency medicine, Dr Jean O’Sullivan, made the complaint a number of years ago but raised it with Minister for Health Leo Varadkar last year. She was not satisfied that her complaint had been addressed.

Varadkar instructed the board of the voluntary hospital to examine the matter.

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