Bradshaw denies government pressured DH to approve FT applications

Former health minister Ben Bradshaw

Former health minister Ben Bradshaw has denied Number 10 was putting pressure on the Department of Health to grant foundation trust status to unsustainable trusts at the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry.

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