Anticorruption: Nurses and Whistle-blowing in Healthcare Sector

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ทิพย์ฆัมพร เกษโกมล
อภิสิทธิ์ ตามสัตย์


This article aims to present the importance of the corruption which is a moral crisis and a global problem that every country pays attention to. It can occur in the Ministry, hospitals and healthcare sectors. Nurses, the largest group in 12 professional fields, are the moral representatives who have professional ethics and many networks both domestically and internationally. There are professional organizations to monitor the operation of nurses. Nurses operate under relevant laws. Therefore, nurses should act as advocacy or whistleblowers. Whistle-blowing is considered as prosocial behaviors which are different from other good behaviors because nurses must be ethically courageous. The whistle-blowers may be in danger of the profession, physical, emotional, personal life, and family. This article will give knowledge about corruption and whistle-blowing and suggest guidelines for promoting whistle-blowing of professional nurses in healthcare sectors.


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เกษโกมลท, ตามสัตย์อ. Anticorruption: Nurses and Whistle-blowing in Healthcare Sector. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2019Dec.29 [cited 2020Feb.23];20(3):79-5. Available from:
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