Implementing the Freedom to Speak Up Guardian role


08 / 06 / 2016

In this shared learning example, South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (SEPT) explains how it appointed a Freedom to Speak up Guardian. 

Following on from Sir Robert Francis' Freedom to Speak Up report, find out how SEPT:

  • appointed a task and finish group
  • ran and promoted an election process to recruit for a guardian
  • created the job description and person specification
  • developed next steps for the project.
Find out more about about the guardian role on our Freedom to Speak Up Guardian hub page, or view our guardian checklist to help new guardians plan their local activity. 

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