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Trust admits failings over death

Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust has pleaded guilty to breaches of health and safety connected to the death of diabetic patient Gillian Astbury in 2007. The 66-year-old died iafter she was not given insulin as an in-patient at Stafford Hospital

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  1. Rupert Evelyn - ITV News Correspondent

Patient's friend: Individuals 'not held to account'

Ron Street, a friend of Gillian Astbury's, has said: "Today’s acknowledgement of guilt by the Trust does little by way of justice against those individuals who permitted such unsafe practices for so long".

"Senior members of the [Mid Staffordshire NHS] Trust Board, who were responsible for implementing this system of unsafe work at the hospital whilst Gillian was in their care, have never been held to account"

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