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Former heads of Mid Staffs trust to be investigated for criminal charges

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2700 (Published 25 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2700
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

Stafford Borough Council is to ask the police to investigate whether the former chair and the chief executive of Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust committed a criminal offence in failing to disclose high mortality rates at Stafford Hospital to the council’s scrutiny committee.

The council agreed a motion to refer former chief executive Martin Yeates and former trust chairwoman Toni Brisby for investigation …

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