"We leave unmolested those who set the fire to the house, and prosecute those who sound the alarm."

- Nicolas Chamfort

One of Accountability Scotlands members was involved in a high profile whistleblowing case, the details of which are available on Youtube via the links below: 

part1  www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TG1Bcv45iI

part2  www.youtube.com/watch?v=u63JjhnyABU

part3  www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jA5z2Ybbr0

There are a number of internet sites concerned with whistleblowing in Scotland – e.g. to Audit Scotland, the media and to employer organizations such as the NHS and universities. Here are just a few.

Audit Scotland:


http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/docs/corp/2012/as_120829_whistleblowing_employee.pdf[Update 6th December 2018 - not found]

http://www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/docs/corp/2004/as_040902_whistleblowing_emp.pdf [Update 6th December 2018 - not found]

Public Concern at Work: 




Whistleblowers UK are a group who provide some useful advice for whistleblowers and endeavour to seek justice for those who have been subjected to pressures for their actions:


NHS employers:

28th February 2018. The following link no longer works:


However, you may like to search for Whistleblowing uisng this link: 


Further quotations on whistle blowing: