Relatives unappeased by Stafford Hospital abuse report

A public inquiry has recommended a raft of changes to the NHS designed to put ''patients first'' and give staff greater freedom to raise the alarm over poor standards.

No individuals were named in the Francis report, and nobody was blamed for the deaths of hundreds of patients as a result of failings at Stafford Hospital.

The families who saw their relatives dying on the wards say they want accountability, including the resignation of the chief executive of the NHS who used to oversee the region.

ITV News' Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports:

Read: Key recommendations of NHS Mid Staffordshire public inquiry

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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.