Robert Francis

Did Thousands Of NHS Patients Needlessly Die?

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Politics

Up to 13,000 people died needlessly in just 14 hospitals since 2005, a devastating report is expected to reveal. NHS medical director Prof Sir Bruc...

Mid Staffordshire: Andy Burnham Was Either Incompetent or Negligent

Chris Skidmore | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Politics
Chris Skidmore

Yesterday Andy Burnham stood before Parliament and, with incredible chutzpah, accused the government of failing to fully respond to the Francis report. This is, lest we forget, the report that he never wanted, about the NHS trust he so catastrophically recommended for Foundation Trust status.

Police Should Investigate Mid Staffs Hospital Deaths, Says Hunt

PA | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Politics

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged police to investigate the hundreds of deaths put down to the Mid-Staffordshire NHS scandal. In the wake of t...

The Francis Inquiry Demands Strong Leadership Not Damage Limitation

Dean Royles | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Politics
Dean Royles

Our leadership challenge now is to show quickly that we have the ability to take the Francis report and make sure the NHS, the services it provides and the trust the British public have in it increases and enhances its reputation as one of the world's leading health care systems.