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Stafford Hospital: The families

The very latest on the inquiry into standards of care at Stafford Hospital, where hundreds of patients died needlessly between 2005 & 2009.

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Stafford Hospital inquiry chairman to meet families of victims

Robert Francis announcing his report findings yesterday Credit: PA

The chairman of the report into "failings" at Stafford Hospital is to meet families of some of the victims who died.

Robert Francis QC will be in Stafford later today to meet with relatives.

Yesterday's public inquiry report highlighted the "appalling suffering" of patients at the hospital between 2005 and 2009.

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