(2) The Francis Report: Implications and consequences

Nolan, Peter
November 2013
Nursing Ethics;Nov2013, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p840
Academic Journal
The article discusses the failure of the Mid Staffordshire hospital system in England, based on an investigation conducted by Robert Francis, chairman of the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust. The author cites witnesses who testified on the degree of negligence committed by heath care personnel which persisted despite the presence of accountability systems and regulation of care. It was emphasized that the National Health Service (NHS) should address this problem.


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