Lack of 'care, humanity, and leadership' at Mid Staffs

Chairman of the public inquiry into serious failing at Mid Staffordshire NHS, Robert Francis QC, made a total of 290 sweeping recommendations for healthcare regulators, providers and government in his 1,782 page report.

He said the treatment received by hundreds of patients displayed a lack of "care, compassion, humanity and leadership."

Read More: Key recommendations of NHS Mid Staffordshire public inquiry.


Cameron defends NHS boss

David Cameron has defended NHS boss Sir David Nicholson over the Francis Report findings into failings of the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust. Families have put pressure on the PM to sack Sir David.