NHS Chief Executive: 'We didn't see the kind of suffering described'

The Chief Executive of the NHS, Sir David Nicholson, has told ITV News that the NHS were unaware of the scale of the suffering at Stafford Hospital.

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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.