Could I be the FTSU Guardian for my own organisation?

Currently for Primary Care, the guidance states that the Freedom to Speak Up (FTSU) Guardian needs to be independent of the organisation.

For the role of a FTSU Guardian to be successful and trusted, it is important that the FTSU Guardian for an organisation is not part of that organisation. This allows the FTSU Guardian to be independent and impartial.

NHS Trusts FTSU Guardians are often employed within the organisation. The main reason for the difference is the size of the organisation.

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