The role of prescribed persons

Health & Sport Committee, Scottish Parliament, 26 September 2017: NHS Governance:

Miles Briggs, MSP, asked this question of the Cabinet Secretary for Health and the Director General for NHS Scotland:

“I wondered if you could outline the role to the committee your role as a Prescribed Person within the Public Disclosure Act”

The role of prescribed persons from omphalos

Definition of Prescribed Persons:

“Prescribed persons, as prescribed under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, are independent bodies or individuals that can be approached by whistleblowers, where an approach to their employers would not be appropriate.”

Full coverage of this parliamentary committee can be watched here [full minutes can also be accessed from this page]

Music credit: “Collapsing time” by Dexter Britain (under common license)

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