Safeguarding Children:

Whistle Blowing

Whistle Blowing

Whistle blowing is the term used when someone who works in / for an organisation wishes to raise concerns about malpractice within that organisation.

For general guidance please refer to the Pan Lancashire Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Children Manual

If a professional has concerns

If any employee, volunteer or others have genuine concerns about any aspect of their agency or organisation's work, they should be encouraged to come forward and speak out under the auspices of a Whistle Blowing Policy. If you have concerns about your agency or organisation please see your employing agency policy for details.

Ofsted guidance for whislteblowers

Developing a Whistle blowing policy

BSCB expects that each organisation will have their own whistle blowing policy for staff.

Pan Lancashire guidance for developing a whistle blowing policy