The final report of Robert Francis QC into the care provided by Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust was published on the 6th February 2013. The Inquiry Chairman, Robert Francis QC concluded that patients were routinely neglected by a Trust that was preoccupied with cost cutting, targets and processes and which lost sight of its fundamental responsibility to provide safe care. 

Deborah Blythe, Partner and Head of the Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Team comments on the evidence gathered by the inquiry.

Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry - February 2013.pdf