Full report: hundreds gather to support Stafford Hospital

Hundreds of people have shown their support for Stafford Hospital which is in administration, short of money and might have to reduce services.

The hospital was heavily criticised over a high number of deaths.

Experts have suggested shifting some services to other hospitals, but thousands of people are against it.

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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.