Tag Archives: “Francis Report”

“Happy, Clappy NHS”

Three years ago NHS Services for Older People were in the depths of despair in the aftermath of the 1200 deaths that were identified at Mid Stafford General Hospital.    This subsequently became the subject of the Francis Report, which … Continue reading

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“Inaction Turns To Care Home Crisis”

Many of the themes in my blog seem to repeat themselves year after year.  None more so that the subject of residential care, which I started writing about in 2010 shortly after I had retired from the ExtraCare Charitable Trust. … Continue reading

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” An Epitaph for Mid-Stafford NHS “

A man of great detail and Queen’s Council precision, A million coldly clinical words too late. About 1200 elderly deaths too many. 290 belated recommendations of regret, Put sticking plasters on a very ill NHS. But is this a case for sticking … Continue reading

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” 290 Recommendations for the NHS”

This follows on from the previous post “Where to begin with Stafford NHS ?”                          Nothing short of a disaster has happened at Mid-Stafford NHS Trust, where in the order of 1200 elderly patients died over and above the normal mortality rate.   After … Continue reading

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“Where to begin with Stafford NHS?”

1,200 excess deaths of older people How much more attention would this have attracted if it had been a plane crash with a 1,200 people dead. Or another Twin Towers disaster. Do we need to go to war on the … Continue reading

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