Millions spent on doctor ‘gagging orders’ by NHS, investigation finds – Health News, Health & Families – The Independent

Hospital doctors who quit their jobs are being routinely forced to sign “gagging orders” despite legislation designed to protect NHS whistleblowers, it is revealed today.

Millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money are being spent on contracts that deter doctors from speaking out about incompetence and mistakes in patient care.

via Millions spent on doctor ‘gagging orders’ by NHS, investigation finds – Health News, Health & Families – The Independent.

Wow.

I’m not being snarky here, I really have no idea: does this happen in the US?