Patients Association and Cure the NHS petition

The Patients Association and Cure the NHS asks all those concerned about the appalling standard of care at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust to sign the following petition:

I the undersigned support the Patients Association and Cure the NHS in calling for an Independent Inquiry chaired by a Senior judicial figure with clear published terms of reference to provide an answer to the following questions:

How were the serious failings in care at Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust able to continue for so many years?

Can the public have confidence that the current and future systems of supervision and regulation will ensure safe hospital care for patients in the National Health Service and prevent this from ever happening again?

Current signatories include

Julie Bailey, founder of Cure the NHS
Claire Rayner, President of the Patients Association
Bill Cash MP
Nick Clegg MP
Norman Lamb MP
Baroness Masham of Ilton, Patients Association Vice President
Sir Richard Branson, Patients Association Vice President
David Kidney MP
Dr Evan Harris MP, Patients Association Vice President
Dr Phil Hammond, Patients Association Vice President
Sir Donald Irvine, Chairman of the Picker Institute
David Cameron MP
Peter Walsh, CE of Action Against Medical Accidents
Rita Lewis, Chairman of Action Against Medical Accidents
Charlotte Atkins MP
Dr Tony Wright MP

It is not possible to sign the petition using handheld internet devices e.g. Blackberry.

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