Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust

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Doctors owe it to patients to tell the truth: the NHS is in terminal decline | Rachel Clarke
The medical establishment shies away from talking politics. But the crisis facing the health service is so severe that physicians must speak out – before it’s too late

Rachel Clarke

12, May, 2017 @9:34 AM

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NHS hasn't improved enough since Mid Staffs, says inquiry lawyer
Robert Francis, whose report uncovered poor care in hospital trust, says pressures on health service generally are ‘pretty bad’

Jamie Grierson and agencies

12, Feb, 2017 @5:40 PM

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NHS cuts putting patient safety at risk, TUC warns
Funding cuts and staff shortages ‘preventing hospitals from implementing Mid Staffordshire recommendations’

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

26, Nov, 2016 @10:00 PM

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Has government learned the vital lessons of public service failures?
Terrible examples like Mid Staffs, Rotherham and Doncaster can give clear pointers on how to respond when public services go wrong

Oliver Ilott

26, Jul, 2016 @10:11 AM

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There's a long list of NHS inquiries, but what have they actually changed?
From Mid Staffs to Morecambe Bay, inquiries into poor care are cathartic. But too often they have unintended consequences, or are ignored

Richard Vize

04, Mar, 2016 @12:02 PM

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Spike in mental health patient deaths shows NHS 'struggling to cope'
MP Norman Lamb likens rise of over 20% in the unexpected deaths of mentally ill people in NHS care to Mid Staffs scandal and calls for investigation

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

26, Jan, 2016 @12:01 AM

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The problem with the figures on deaths at Stafford hospital | Chris Elliott
Open door: The latest error arose because the reporter relied on a story written in 2013, where the origins of the Mid Staffs mortality figures were not explained

Chris Elliott

01, Nov, 2015 @7:31 PM

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Mid Staffs NHS trust charged over deaths of four patients
Foundation trust that was at centre of patient care scandal faces charges relating to deaths at Stafford hospital between 2005 and 2014

Mark Tran

15, Oct, 2015 @3:38 PM

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NHS 'backtracking' on ward nurse numbers introduced after Mid Staffs
Critics fear safety will be sacrificed to cut costs after NHS bosses tell hospitals that 1:8 nurse-to-patient ratio is a guide, not a requirement

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

13, Oct, 2015 @9:01 PM

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Chilcot report: we need a publication date by the end of the year | Letter from Shirley Williams
Letters: I respect the uncompromising determination of Sir John Chilcot and his commission to find out the facts behind this. But we must be told when his Iraq inquiry report will be made public


30, Aug, 2015 @6:25 PM

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End of NHS safe-staffing guidelines 'risks another Mid Staffs scandal'
Nursing union head Peter Carter urges health secretary and NHS England chief to revisit decision to halt regulator’s work on staff-patient ratios

Haroon Siddique

22, Jun, 2015 @2:58 PM

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NHS patient safety fears as health watchdog scraps staffing guidelines
Nice says it has stopped devising ratios of nurses to patients, recommended in report into Mid Staffs scandal, with NHS England taking over the work

Denis Campbell Health correspondent

04, Jun, 2015 @6:35 PM

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