Gary Walker to give evidence to MPs over Stafford hospital scandal

Gary Walker outside Lincoln County Hospital
Gary Walker outside Lincoln County Hospital Credit: ITV News Central

A whistleblower who worked for the NHS in Lincolnshire will give evidence to MPs today.

They are examining the findings of the Francis Report into the Stafford Hospital scandal.

Gary Walker, the former Chief Executive of United Lincolshire Hospitals NHS Trust, claims he was sacked for refusing to meet NHS targets.

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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.