Developing and teaching the virtue-ethics foundations of healthcare whistle blowing.

@article{Faunce2004DevelopingAT,
  title={Developing and teaching the virtue-ethics foundations of healthcare whistle blowing.},
  author={Thomas Faunce},
  journal={Monash bioethics review},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          41-55
        }
}
  • T. Faunce
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Monash bioethics review
Healthcare whistle blowing, despite the benefits it has brought to healthcare systems in many developed countries, remains generally regarded as a pariah activity by many of the most influential healthcare professionals and regulatory institutions. Few if any medical schools or law department health law and bioethics classes, teach whistle blowing in a formal sense. Yet without exception, public inquiries initiated by healthcare whistle blowers have validated their central allegations and… Expand
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