Britain may face another Mid Staffs hospital scandal, health official warns Britain may shortly face another Mid Staffs hospital scandal, according to the leader of the Royal College of Nursing.
Janet Davies warns nursing shortages are as bad as they were during the crisis, adding the number of vacancies has reached a 'critical' stage.
Up to 1,200 patients died as a result of poor care between January 2005 and March 2009 at Stafford hospital, which is run by the Mid Staffordshire NHS hospital trust.
A report into the incident claimed it occurred due to 'a chronic shortage of staff, particularly nursing staff'. The Daily Mail