Stafford Hospital: Q&A

image captionThe £13m public inquiry looked at why regulators and external bodies failed to spot there was a problem

The public inquiry into the Stafford Hospital failings was published after one of the biggest scandals in the history of the NHS.

The inquiry sat for more than a year between 2010 and 2011, taking evidence from more than 160 witnesses over 139 days.

More than a million pages of evidence were submitted.