An exclusive interview with the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt reveals his fears that Stafford Hospital, where a poor standard of care was blamed for hundreds of patient deaths, may not be an isolated case.
Next month the report of a major public inquiry into the Stafford crisis lands on Mr Hunt's desk. He paid a private visit to the hospital today and told Central Tonight: "I don't believe this is an issue that just applies to Stafford Hospital." He spoke to our correspondent Keith Wilkinson.
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Remaining very windy with gales. Rain soon clearing, with sunny intervals developing.
Outbreaks of rain, sometimes heavy, will soon clear. Sunshine and scattered showers will follow. Mainly dry later.
Localised gales will develop across parts of the region tonight. Tomorrow there will be sunshine and scattered showers.