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Sir Robert Francis’s statement to the press

Sir Robert Francis held a press conference this morning in advance of launching his report. The statement he made is available here: Sir Robert Francis Statement to the press Continue Reading →

Writing in The Times this morning, Sir Robert Francis QC said:

Many patients and those close to them came to the Mid Staffordshire inquiries to tell me about awful care and indignity at the hands of a service which was meant to be effective, safe and compassionate. Their stories had an incredibly powerful impact –not just on me but on everyone who read the reports. Sadly Continue Reading →