Also this week – the trust that sacked a whistleblower who warned them about potential patient harm has been told to pay out more than £200,000. We talk about this case and the questions it raises on whistleblowing in the NHS. 

Featuring Ben Clover, Annabelle Collins and Alison Moore.

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