Failing hospital had been warned about staff8th January 2010
An unpublished report by the Royal College of Surgeons in 2007 said Stafford hospital's surgeons were "dysfunctional".
The hospital trust in the West Midlands was described in an investigation by the Healthcare Commission in March 2009 as having "appalling" standards of care which could have caused over 1,000 deaths. A spokesperson for the RCS said: "[The report] has not been published because we do not have the power to publish it. It belongs to the trust. Our recommendations are not something we can enforce."
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Wednesday 10th February 2010 @ 23:19
What is the point of the Healthcare Commission if 'it has no teeth'? (Coventry resident).
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Title: Failing hospital had been warned about staff
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 13698
Date Added: 8th Jan 2010