Hundreds of deaths at the scandal-hit Stafford Hospital are to be examined by police.
A review into deaths at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust has identified 200 to 300 cases where neglect may have contributed to death.
A review had been launched following the publication of the Francis Report into failings at the hospital to establish whether criminal offences were committed.
What does the decision to appoint trust special administrators to run Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust mean?
The Health Secretary's response came after failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust, which highlighted the suffering of hundreds of people.
The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has today outlined new plans for NHS following the Stafford scadal