Stafford Hospital report: As it happened

Key points

  • The public inquiry into the failings at Stafford Hospital - one of the biggest scandals in the history of the NHS - has called for a change in NHS culture.
  • Inquiry head Robert Francis says system 'put corporate self-interest and cost control ahead of patients and their safety.'
  • PM David Cameron says what happened at the hospital was 'truly dreadful' and promises a tougher inspection regime

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  • Liam Allen 
  • Trevor Timpson 

Last updated 6 February 2013

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