NHS boss Sir David Nicholson has said health service leaders need to "absorb the criticism" in the wake of a report into the Stafford Hospital scandal.
Mr Nicholson praised recommended changes to the NHS in the Francis Report as "radical" and said "getting the right culture" in the health service was vital, adding: "Standards are so, so important."
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