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Stafford Hospital: where are we now?

Today is an important day in the Stafford Hospital story Photo: ITV News Central

Today is an important day in the Stafford Hospital story as the administrators who are now in charge of the Trust which runs it are due to publish their final report on plans for its future.

Earlier this year an interim report recommended that Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust which runs Stafford Hospital and Cannock Chase hospital should dissolve.

Here's a look back at the major events of the last year.

November 2013 - Second inquest announced into death of John Moore Robinson who died at Stafford after the hospital failed to diagnose a ruptured spleen.

Gillian Astbury Credit: ITV News Central

September 2013 - The Trust admits breaching health and safety laws over the death of a diabetic patient. Gillian Astbury was denied insulin and died after falling into a diabetic coma at Stafford Hospital in April 2007.

50,000 march through Stafford Credit: ITV News Central

September 2013 - Thousands of people march through the streets of Stafford at plans to move some of the town's acute hospital services elsewhere.

September 2013 - Two nurses from Stafford Hospital appear in front of the Nursing and Midwifery council in London.

July 2013 - Trust Special Administrators recommend that Mid Staffs NHS Foundation Trust should be dissolved and changes made to midwifery and paediatric services at Stafford Hospital.

July 2013 - Campaigners who want to keep acute services at Stafford Hospital hand in a petition of over 50,000 signatures to Parliament.

May 2013 - Julie Bailey, who leads the campaign group Cure the NHS, announces she is to leave Stafford after suffering abuse over her work raising awareness of problems at the town's hospital.

Campaigner Julie Bailey Credit: ITV News Central

April 2013 - First major protest in Stafford over plans to cut back services at Stafford Hospital.

April 2013 - The health watchdog Monitor announces that the Trust that runs Stafford Hospital is to be put into administration. It's the first NHS Foundation Trust ever to be placed under the measure.

March 2013 - There are calls for Sir David Nicholson, Chief Executive of the NHS, to resign over the Stafford Hospital scandal.

February 2013 - Sir Robert Francis finds the hospital has poor leadership, was too focused on money and targets, and failed to listen to patients.

January 2013 - A police investigation gets underway at Stafford Hospital after a baby is found in a cot with a dummy taped on to his face.

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