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Stafford report delay

The administrators of Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust have been granted more time to prepare a report into how the trust should be run. The trust runs Stafford Hospital, where hundreds of patients died needlessly between 2005 and 2009.

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Full report on the Stafford Hospital inquiry findings

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.

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