Julie Bailey, the women behind the campaign group that exposed poor standards at Stafford Hospital, Cure the NHS, has told ITV News Central that the Prime Minister's comments about Sir David Nicholson are "really disappointing".
Deb Hazeldine, whose also been part of the campaign has labelled the news as "soul destroying".
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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.
The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has today outlined new plans for NHS following the Stafford scadal