Stafford Hospital: the year in pictures

Gillian Astbury Credit: Anthony Collins Solicitors/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Nurse Ann King was struck off after diabetic patient Gillian Astbury died at Stafford Hospital after slipping into a fatal diabetic coma in 2007.

Support Stafford Hospital protesters Credit: PA

Protestors outside Stafford Hospital as they wait for Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Special Administrators to make public draft recommendations about its future.

Sir David Nicholson gives evidence Credit: PA

Sir David Nicholson gives evidence to a House of Commons Health Select Committee on the report into serious failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.

John Moore-Robinson Credit: ITV News Central

The parents of John Moore-Robinson have been granted a second inquest into the death of their son. John died at home from a ruptured spleen after attending Stafford Hospital in 2006.

Julie Bailey and Cure the NHS campaigners Credit: PA

Julie Bailey, founder of 'Cure the NHS,' arrives with family members at Stafford Civic Centre for a meeting with Robert Francis QC following the publication of the report into Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.

Save Stafford Hospital campaigners Credit: ITV News Central

Thousands of campaigners gather in the centre of Stafford to protest at plans to move some acute services away from their local hospital.

50,000 campaigners in Stafford town square Credit: ITV News Central

In April 50,000 people march in Stafford against plans to downgrade the town's hospital.

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Stafford Hospital: The latest

The very latest on the inquiry into standards of care at Stafford Hospital, where hundreds of patients died needlessly between 2005 and 2009.