Helene Donnelly was one of those who spoke out about the failings at Stafford Hospital.
Despite what she witnessed on the wards, Helene has returned from maternity and is still working within the NHS.
If the proposals by theTrust Special Administrators (TSA) go ahead, it is anticipated the services identified to be migrated from Stafford Hospital will have moved across to neighbouring hospitals in the region within two or three years.
Those services will instead be provided in the main by the University of North Staffordshire NHS Trust, and The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, although the TSA has identified other healthcare providers interested in taking on some aspects of care.
The TSA came up with its draft recommendations after discussions with patient groups, the public and clinicians including hospital trusts in Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton, and the local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) - which buy in health services for the area.
Stafford Hospital's A&E department, which shuts between 10pm and 8am, has escaped the proposed cuts, which will now be subject to public consultation from next week until October.
However, major emergency surgery and most trauma care, neonatal services and paediatric inpatient services - with the exception of its assessment unit, would all be moved to other hospitals in the region.
But the Trust Special Administrators said 91% of patients currently using services would still be accessing care at the hospitals if the changes went ahead.
Stafford Hospital will keep its current part-time accident and emergency department but will lose other services in a major shake-up by health administrators.
Trust Special Administrators, which was appointed by the Department of Health in April, said "there is no alternative but to make significant change" at Stafford and neighbouring Cannock Chase Hospital in their report outlining the proposals.
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