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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.

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NHS chief 'did not see' abuse on visits to Stafford Hospital

NHS chief Sir David Nicholson has said he visited wards at Stafford Hospital during the period when the abuse outlined in the Francis report was taking place, but that he didn't notice anything of concern.

At the time, Sir David was in charge of the strategic health authority, overseeing the setting of targets for the Mid Staffs NHS Trust. He spoke to ITV News presenter Mark Austin:

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