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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Victim's father: 'Sir David Nicholson's job is untenable'

Following the publication of the Francis Report yesterday which highlighted the "unnecessary suffering" of patients at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, NHS chief Sir David Nicholson remains in his role today.

Victims' families have called for him to step down over the Stafford Hospital scandal, despite Sir David saying he is "not ashamed" of being in his job.

Frank and Janet Robinson, whose son John who died at Stafford hospital seven years ago, spoke to ITV Daybreak.

Frank said: "[Sir David] presided over a failing trust, no one has been able to account for this... I was always told the 'buck stops at the top'."

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