Statements read into the Inquiry record

Statements read into the Inquiry record

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In addition to witnesses called to give evidence in person at the hearings, a number of witness statements have been 'read' into the Inquiry's record, to be taken into account. 

Some statements have been read on specific days during the hearings, and these are available in the evidence for the relevant day.  You can find these through the list of witnesses and statements on the 'schedule' page.

Other statements were declared 'read' into the Inquiry record at the end of the hearings.  These statements and their exhibits are available below. 

 Witness

 Role

Malcolm Alexander - first and second statements

 National Association of LINk members: chair

Steve Allen - second statement

 West Midlands Strategic Health Authority: former director of planning and information, and then of performance and information

Dr Philip Ballard

 South Staffordshire PCT: chair of professional executive committee and former medical director; GP

David Bawden

 Care Quality Commission: former head of provider methods

Dr Roger Beal

 South Western Staffordshire PCT: former chair of professional executive committee; GP

Dame Christine Beasley - second statement

 Department of Health: chief nursing officer

Gill Bellord

 NHS Employers: director of core services

Dr David Bennett

 Monitor: interim chief executive

Frances Blunden

 NHS Confederation: senior policy manager

Chris Bostock - statement, exhibits 1-6, exhibits 7-20, exhibits 21-33

 Department of Health: policy lead for complaints and patient and public experience legislation

Cynthia Bower - third statement

 Care Quality Commission: chief executive

Christine Bowers

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: governor

Rona Bryce - second statement

 Care Quality Commission: senior operations analyst
Verghese Cheeran David

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: ear, nose and throat consultant

Sandra Chittenden

 Healthcare Commission: former head of central region                                                                              

Dr Philip Coates - second statement

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: former consultant and clinical governance lead

Stephanie Coffey

 Monitor: senior compliance manager

Steve Coneys

 West Midlands Strategic Health Authority: former director of communications and public affairs

CQC commissioners

 Care Quality Commission: statement from John Harwood, Professor Deirdre Kelly and Martin Marshall
Bernard Crump

 Shropshire and Staffordshire Strategic Health Authority: former chief executive

Roger Davidson - second statement

 Healthcare Commission: former head of external affairs

Dr Kenneth Deacon

 South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust: medical director

Murray Devine - statement, exhibits 1-11, exhibits 12-26

 Department of Health: former head of patient safety policy and investigations team

Lorraine Foley

 Healthcare Commission: former director of informatics

Mike Gill - second statement

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: former finance director and deputy chief executive

Andrew Haigh - second statement

 Coroner

Alan Hall - statement and exhibits

 Department of Health: director of performance

Michael Harper

 Patient relative

Julie Hendry - third statement

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: director of quality and patient experience

Dr Paul Hiley

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: head of department of histopathology

David Hill - second statement

 Monitor: senior assessment manager

Lyn Hill-Tout

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: chief executive

Andrew Hodge

 Legal representative of Martin Yeates

Ray Horseman

 Department of Health: application support analyst

Dr Elizabeth Hughes - second statement

 West Midlands Strategic Health Authority: postgraduate medical dean

David Johnstone

 Care Quality Commission: former director of operations

Professor Sir Ian Kennedy - second statement

 Healthcare Commission: former chair

Sandra Haynes Kirkbright - witness first statement,exhibits 1-4, exhibit 5, exhibits 6-12, second statement

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: clinical coding service and data quality manager

Professor Sir Brian Jarman - second, third and fourth statements

 Director of the Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College London

Shaun Lintern - statement, exhibits 1-3, exhibit 4, exhibit 5(a), exhibit 5(b), exhibit 5(c), exhibit 5(d)

 Stafford Express and Star: health correspondent

Jonathan Lloyd

 West Midlands Strategic Health Authority: former director of performance

Christine Lloyd-Jennings

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: director of human resources

Kate Lobley

 Healthcare Commission: former director of operations

John Lotz

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: former medical director

Janice Lyons

 Dr Foster Intelligence: regional business manager

Hugo Mascie-Taylor

 NHS Confederation: medical director

Dr Hamish Meldrum

 British Medical Association: chairman

Sir Stephen Moss - second statement

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: chair

Yvonne Mowlds

 Monitor: portfolio director

Dr William Moyes - third statement

 Monitor: former executive chairman

Jim Muir - witness statement, exhibits 1-13, exhibits 14-45

 Stafford County Council: former chair of health overview and scrutiny committee

Dr Manjit Obhrai - second and third statements

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: medical director

Colin Ovington - first and second statements

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: director of nursing

Jean-Pierre Parsons

 Cannock Chase Primary Care Trust: former chief executive

Chris Plant

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: head of HR operations

Mark Powell

 South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust: former associate director for performance

Stuart Poynor - second and third statements

 South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust: chief executive

Jonathan Pugh - first and second statements

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: information services manager

Andre Rebello

 Coroners Society of England and Wales: honorary secretary and executive officer

Paul Robinson

 Head of market intelligence at CHKS

Peter Shanahan - second statement

 West Midlands Strategic Health Authority: former finance director and former acting chief executive

Amanda Sherlock - second, third and fourth statements; exhibits to fourth; fifth statement

 Care Quality Commission: director of operations delivery

Dr Rashmi Shukla - second statement

 West Midlands Strategic Health Authority: regional director of public health

Professor David Spiegelhalter

 Healthcare Commission: former statistical consultant                                          

Peter Spilsbury

 West Midlands Strategic Health Authority: director of QIPP delivery

Christine Stewart

 Patient relative

David Stone - second statement

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: former interim chair

Antony Sumara - third and fourth statements

 Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust: former chief executive

Philip Taylor - first and second statements

 Shropshire and Staffordshire Strategic Health Authority: former director of finance and performance

David Tomlinson

 Patient relative

Giles Wilmore - statement, exhibits 1-12, exhibits 13-39

 Department of Health: director of quality framework and QIPP

Heather Wood - second, third and fourth statements

 Healthcare Commission: former investigation manager

 

In addition, the Chairman has ruled that the following provisional statements should be read into the Inquiry's record:

Andrew Haigh provisional statement

Audit Commission provisional statement

British Medical Association provisional statement

Care Quality Commission provisional statement & cover letter

Department of Health provisional statement

Department of Health - Dame Sally Davies provisional statement

Department of Health - Richard Douglas provisional statement

Dr David Colin-Thome provisional statement

Dr Mike Laker provisional statement

General Medical Council provisional statement & cover letter

Health Foundation provisional statement

Health Professions Council provisional statement

Health Protection Agency provisional statement

Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust provisional statement

Monitor - Dr David Bennett provisional statement

Monitor - Dr William Moyes provisional statement

National Clinical Assessment Service provisional statement

National Patient Safety Agency provisional statement

NCEPOD provisional statement & supplementary letter

NHS Litigation Authority provisional statement

NHS Litigation Authority supplementary provisional statement

NHS Social Partnership Forum provisional statement

Nursing and Midwifery Council provisional statement

Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman provisional statement & cover letter

PMETb - Professor Stuart MacPherson provisional statement & cover letter

PMETb - Professor Sir Peter Rubin provisional statement & cover letter

PMETb - Paul Streets provisional statement & cover letter

POhWER / ICAS provisional statement

Professor Sir George Alberti provisional statement

Royal College of Anaesthetists provisional statement

Royal College of Nursing provisional statement

Royal College of Physicians provisional statement

Royal College of Surgeons provisional statement

South Staffordshire Local Medical Committee provisional statement

South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust provisional statement

Stafford Borough Council provisional statement

Staffordshire County Council provisional statement

Staffordshire LINk provisional statement

Unison provisional statement