Whistle-blower Julie Bailey gets online abuse for CBE

NHS whistle-blower Julie Bailey has been subjected to online abuse after receiving a CBE in the New Year Honours List.

Ms Bailey was recognised for her work helping to expose appalling failings at Stafford Hospital.

Julie Bailey Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

She said she was hurt by Facebook postings accusing her campaign group of "wrecking" health services in Stafford.

Messages on the Support Stafford Hospital Facebook page criticised the decision to honour Ms Bailey.