Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Quality Report.
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK: Care Quality Commission; October 9, 2014.
The Mid Staffordshire Trust has been under much scrutiny in recent years. This report highlights insights from staff about the trust's current ability to deliver safe care and whether these efforts can be sustained in the future, with a focus on staffing levels, organizational leadership, and attention to new approaches to achieving safety. The authors also note that staff at the trust were fatigued due to external and internal forces driving improvement.
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