NHS boss 'regrets' not meeting campaign group

Sir David Nicholson has told MPs he regrets not meeting with the campaign group 'Cure the NHS' when the failings at Stafford Hospital came to light.

Sir David Nicholson is giving evidence to the Health Select Committee. Credit: PA/PA Wire

He told the Health Select Committee he instead dealt with them through intermediaries and "that was wrong".

Cure the NHS campaigned for a public inquiry into the failings of the Mid Staffordshire Hospital.

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NHS boss 'unaware' of failings

NHS chief executive Sir David Nicholson has told MPs that he was 'unaware' of the serious failing at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust despite holding senior positions there.