Mid-Staffs NHS Public Inquiry

Tom Kark QC has been questioning Ex Secretary of State for Health Andy Burnham & Ex Health Minister Ben Bradshaw at the Mid Staffordshire Public Inquiry. These events have received extensive media coverage, for more details please follow the links below.

The Public Inquiry into the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust commenced today, Monday 08th November 2010, with Tom Kark QC as leading counsel to the inquiry and Chaired by S Robert Francis QC. 

The inquiry was announced following a report in 2009 condemning conditions at the hospital, "which are said to have caused hundreds of avoidable deaths"

Further details are available via the official website of the Mid-Staffordshire Inquiry; The official website of the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Independent Inquiry

Further details of the inquiry are available via the following links;

"Hospital Deaths; Scandal Dubbed A Disaster" - Sky News

"Stafford Hospital inquiry to look at poor standards" - BBC News  

"Latest inquiry will look at how lapses in clinical standards allowed up to 1,200 patients to die needlessly" - Guardian  

Further updates in the inquiry please visit

Tom Kark QC | Ben FitzGerald | Tom Baker


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