The Prime Minister will today visit Derby to announce measures to improve nursing standards in 2013.
David Cameron will say NHS care standards will be a key priority for the Government this year.
This move follows Labour MP Ann Clwyd's criticism of nursing after she raised the poor care of her late husband in Prime Minister's Questions last year.
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The rain will become heavy at times, and also prolonged.
Rain will spread across the region by lunchtime, turning heavy in places. Staying cloudy with some brightness in the southeast later.