What happened to Stafford Hospital?
In 2014, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt backed calls to close down Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. The trust ceased to provide services on 2 November 2014 and has been formally dissolved. Stafford and Cannock hospitals have continued to operate but are now run by different providers.
Is parking free at Stafford County Hospital?
Parking charges are being reinstated at Stafford’s County Hospital for patients and visitors. “We have continued to provide free parking until now. Any surplus income that is generated from car parking is reinvested directly back into patient care.”
What happened to Julie Bailey?
Why Julie began her campaign… The 86-year-old’s surgery was a success but she sadly died of heart-failure and a lung problem after an eight-week stay on the wards when problems arose during her aftercare.
What is the cure about Channel 4?
What is The Cure about? The 90-minute drama is based on true events as it charts the scandal at Stafford Hospital which came to national attention in 2008.
When did Stafford hospital open?
Since the hospital opened in 2009, Stafford Hospital has offered quality healthcare to its patients, improved access to care, and grown through the expansion of services and state-of-the-art equipment.
What is Ward 7 at County Hospital Stafford?
Ward 7 is a specialist Older People’s ward, supporting people with complex mental health illness and/or dementia. The ward works closely with the Day Hospital and community teams.
What caused the Francis Report?
The Francis Report was published based on a public inquiry into poor care at the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. The inquiry focussed on failings within the trust itself and concluded that patients were routinely neglected by a trust which lost sight of its fundamental responsibility to provide safe care.
What has changed since the Francis Report?
The Health Secretary highlighted a number of changes since the Francis Inquiry, including: An extra 2,400 hospital nurses hired since the Francis report, with over 3,300 more nurses working on NHS hospital wards and 6,000 more clinical staff overall since May 2010.
How much is it to park at Stafford hospital?
£4.20 for two to three hours; £6.10 for three to four hours; £7.20 for four to eight hours; £9.50 for eight to 24 hours.
Is disabled parking free at Stafford County Hospital?
Car parking charges had been suspended during the coronavirus pandemic, but it was announced that they would be coming back this month. NHS Staff and disabled blue badge holders will still be exempt from the charges.