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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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'My mother died at Stafford in 2012 due to poor care'

Despite years of scrutiny at Stafford Hospital, some believe deaths are still happening there because of poor care.

Elsie Wheatley died at the hospital last December and her son David believes the fact that she was not given insulin for her diabetes could have been a contributing factor.

Elsie Wheatley died at Stafford Hospital in December 2012 Credit: ITV News

She told ITV News the hospital was "open and transparent" about reporting when things go wrong and that she would welcome David's suggestion of criminal sanctions for staff who are found to be at fault.

David Wheatley says he had to feed his mother at Stafford Hospital and that her medical notes were chaotic Credit: ITV News

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