Hundreds turn out in support of Stafford Hospital

Hundreds of people showed their support for Stafford Hospital last night, at an event organised to raise awareness of its significance to the area.

Lanterns were released and entertainment was organised by the Support for Stafford Hospital Group.

Cheryl Porter, spokesperson for the group, says the local area relies on the hospital.

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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.