Mid Staffs solutions report to be published

Health officials met last week to discuss whether or not to put the hospital into administration Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A report into failings at Stafford Hospital is being publish by the health regulator later today.

The review by Monitor will suggest solutions to problems at the Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust.

Hundreds of patients died needlessly between 2005 and 2009 because of neglect and poor standards of care.

Last week, health officials met to discuss whether or not to put the hospital into administration.

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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.