Robert Francis QC: the man behind the NHS Mid Staffs report – The Guardian

Posted January 31st, 2013 in barristers, health, hospitals, inquiries, news, reports by sally

“If some of the array of senior figures and organisations in the NHS are anxious about what the publication of the Mid Staffordshire scandal report might mean for their reputations, that is understandable. The mammoth public inquiry was chaired by Robert Francis QC, described by solicitors who hire him as ‘formidable’ and ‘forensically exceptional’. A barrister specialising in the NHS and medical negligence, he is highly skilled at getting to the truth and quietly scathing when he feels censure is due.”

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The Guardian, 30th January 2013