NHS 'cannot be cured' with Nicholson in charge

Leading campaigner Julie Bailey has led calls for the resignation of chief executive Sir David Nicholson following the Stafford Hospital scandal.

Mrs Bailey set up the organisation Cure The NHS after her mother, Bella, died at Stafford Hospital in 2007. Speaking while leading protests in Manchester, she said her message to the NHS board today was:

How can we start to cure the NHS when the person who was in charge of those failings is now expected to be in charge of putting it right?

Watch: Julie Bailey tells Daybreak why she believes Sir David Nicholson must go.

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Under fire NHS boss: 'I won't go'

NHS boss Sir David Nicholson has said he will not quit as he headed to a meeting of the board which has the power to sack him over the failings at Stafford Hospital.