Gary Walker DipM MBA

Strategic leader with a proven record of delivering operational and organisational turnaround in many of the most challenging operational environments with budgets in excess of £350m
Trusted Board advisor delivering significant improvements in governance in highly regulated systems
Respected by employees and customers/patients/clients for putting them first and never compromising on safety or quality
Skilled problem solver able to implement creative solutions by identifying and developing talent


NHS whistleblower to scrutinise performance of hospital trust Read more: NHS whistleblower to scrutinise performance of hospital trust | Bromsgrove Standard

By Ian Dipple Thursday 26 February 2015 Updated: 27/02 09:40 Buy photos » AN NHS whistleblower has been brought in to scrutinise the performance of the Trust which runs the county’s hospitals. Gary Walker has been asked by Save the Alex campaigners to give an independent management opinion on how bosses are running Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and in… Read more →


Response to Sir Robert Francis QC’s “Freedom To Speak Up” review of the NHS

Sir Robert Francis QC correctly identifies that line managers bully and victimise and dismiss unfairly. These actions represent the unlawful treatment of a whistleblower under the Public Interest Disclosure Act. However, Sir Robert’s 20 recommendations do very little, if anything, to address this crucial point. Indeed, the focus of the recommendations is on improving training and processes for the Boards… Read more →

HUNT feb15

Whistleblower whitewash: Health staff who dare to speak out will still not be protected, says report

Lead Barrister said whistleblowers treated as ‘snitches and backstabbers’ Called for guardians at each NHS trust to protect those who expose abuse But report contains no extra legal protection for those who come forward Campaigners brand it an ‘affront’, ‘empty words’ and ‘disappointing’  By Sophie Borland and Claire Ellicott and Daniel Martin for the Daily Mail Published: 23:56, 11 February… Read more →

Daily Mail Comment

Daily Mail Comment: Whistleblowers and public’s right to know

Whistleblowers and public’s right to know By Daily Mail Comment Published: 01:37, 12 February 2015 | Updated: 17:59, 12 February 2015 +2 Public: Former Lincolnshire NHS chief Gary Walker blew the whistle by speaking to the Daily Mail To be fair, Sir Robert Francis QC has performed a public service by exposing the culture of fear and bullying suffered by… Read more →