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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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Health Minister: 'We can't have rewards for failure'

Health Minister Norman Lamb has told ITV Daybreak that there has to be a proper process to ensure that people who fail in the health service are held to account.

He added: It was "utterly unacceptable what happened", and that we simply cannot have "rewards for failure".

The families of victims are calling for the resignation of NHS chief Sir David Nicholson, who was chief executive of the West Midlands Strategic Health Authority (WMSHA) between August 2005 and April 2006.

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