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Police probe call on Stafford Hospital scandal

Stafford Hospital – the trust which runs it is said to be financially unviable

Police could be called in to investigate deaths at Stafford Hospital after Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt today branded it ‘disgraceful’ that no-one had been held to account over the scandal.

Calls were made to cut trainee nurses

Watchdogs called for all trainee nurses to be taken out of Stafford Hospital earlier this year over fears about the standard of training, it has been revealed.

Stafford Hospital prosecution impossible says HSE

A successful prosecution of Stafford Hospital under health and safety laws was impossible, the Francis Inquiry has been told by Geoffrey Podger, chief executive of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).