Jeremy Lefroy, MP for Stafford, has said the faults where patients were neglected and did not receive the care they deserved needs to be fixed. Mr Lefroy also said the Prime Minister was right to apologise to those who have suffered.
At some time in our lives we all turn to the NHS to care for us and our loved ones. We rightly expect care and compassion in doing so. In Stafford, patients were neglected and did not receive the care they deserved. We need to fix that fault and ensure that patients, loved ones and clinical staff are better able to speak out and challenge the quality of care.
The MP for Stafford also said that the report issued into the "failings" at Stafford Hospital marked the opportunity to put patients at the heart of the NHS and that he is determined that Stafford has a hospital that delivers first class care.
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The Health Secretary's response came after failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, which highlighted the suffering of hundreds of people.
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