The families of patients who died at Stafford Hospital have called for heads to roll at the NHS following a public inquiry which examined why up to 1,200 patients died needlessly. A report found there was a lack of care, compassion and humanity.
The elderly and vulnerable were left unwashed, unfed and without fluids as the trust chased targets and focussed on finances.
Here is Gareth Owen on the report and the reactions of those who have been waiting years for this moment.
What does the decision to appoint trust special administrators to run Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust mean?
The Health Secretary's response came after failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, which highlighted the suffering of hundreds of people.
The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has today outlined new plans for NHS following the Stafford scadal