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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