Staffordshire Police have released a statement in light of the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's comments in the Daily Telegraph today.
The events at Stafford Hospital have been a tragedy for the many families affected and our local communities.
"Like them, we are currently studying the report’s full contents.
Whilst the five major inquiries – including two independent public inquiries - into the hospital highlighted many instances of unacceptable standards of patient care, at that time there was no evidence that the circumstances of any of the tragic deaths constituted a criminal offence under the law.
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