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Misdiagnosis led to death of patient at Mid Staffs

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The inquiry head of a number of cases of clear misdiagnosis, including failure to diagnose a serious injury in a young man who later died as a result.

In some cases, the report says, families were not listened to during the diagnostic process, and there was a lack of communication between staff about what needed to be done.

The report said: “The manner of communicating serious diagnosis to patients sometimes left a lot to be desired.”

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