Monitor boss: 'We should not have made Stafford a Foundation Trust'

Talking to ITV News Central's Alison Mackenzie, the Chief Executive of Monitor said that its decision to make Stafford Hospital a Foundation Trust was 'retrospectively a mistake'.

Earlier today Monitor hinted that Stafford Hospital may go into Administration to 'safeguard services' for local patients.


Stafford report delay

The administrators of Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust have been granted more time to prepare a report into how the trust should be run. The trust runs Stafford Hospital, where hundreds of patients died needlessly between 2005 and 2009.