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Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust

Volume 504: debated on Monday 18 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will establish an independent inquiry under the Inquiries Act 2005 into the operation of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. (311278)

No. An independent inquiry chaired by Robert Francis QC is currently examining evidence relating to the operation of Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Health announced its establishment to the House on 21 July 2009, Official Report, columns 123-25W. The inquiry is due to report its findings to us by the end of this month.