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South Staffordshire PCT: 'We apologise for not identifying such poor levels of care'

South Staffordshire PCT has issued a statement apologising for not identifying such poor levels of care.

On behalf of South Staffordshire PCT we firstly want to recognise how difficult a day this must be for the families who have lost loved ones and have suffered as a result of the poor care delivered at Stafford Hospital. Our thoughts are very much with them.

– South Staffordshire PCT

The PCT also admitted they were not sufficiently proactive enough in identifying the quality and standard of care that was provided, as well as the unnecessary anguish suffered by patients and their families.

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