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Francis response: Hunt confirms no minimum staffing level or HCA regulation

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has acknowledged it is impossible to deliver safe care without adequate numbers of staff. However, he has confirmed the government will not be introducing a minimum safe staffing level.

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