Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt
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Stafford Hospital deaths 'a betrayal' says health secretary

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been setting out the government's response to an inquiry into the scandal at Stafford Hospital, where neglect contributed to the deaths of hundreds of patients between 2005 and 2009.

In a statement to the Commons, Mr Hunt called the events at the hospital ''a betrayal of the worst kind''.

However he said what had happened there could be a catalyst for change.

  • 26 Mar 2013
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