A petition to save Stafford Hospital, which has been signed by more than 50,000 people, is to be presented at the House of Commons later today.
The Trust which runs the hospital is currently in administration.
Earlier this year, health care regulator - Monitor - called for Stafford's Accident and Emergency department to be closed down.
A look at the key events and players in the Stafford Hospital story.
The future of the Trust which runs Stafford Hospital will be outlined as special administrators publish a draft report on service provision.
Stafford Hospital say they "apologise unreservedly" in a statement following the report into "failings" at the hospital.