The Stafford based campaign group "Cure the NHS" says a highly critical report by MPs on the poor performance of the Health watchdog, the Care Quality Commission, comes as no surprise.
Julie Bailey, whose mother died because of failings at the Mid Staffordshire Trust, says it's time for a wholesale shakeup of safety standards and inspections.
More top news
Nobel-prize-winning schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has said she is a proud Brummie, as a new portrait of her was unveiled in her adopted home.
Cloudy with rain or drizzle at times, locally heavy over higher ground in Shropshire and Staffordshire.
Rain, persistent and heavy at times, will affect the region through the day with hill fog over Derbyshire Peaks.