Speaking exclusively to GP, Professor Steve Field said: ‘People will feel very angry and will call for human sacrifices. I would agree with Francis that what we need to do is read and learn the lessons and unite and move forward.
‘At a time when the NHSCB is just about to launch, when we’re recruiting, I think people calling for David’s head need to reflect that we need to get the NHSCB up and running and move forward. We’ve only got six weeks to go and I think there are bigger lessons to learn from the Francis report that will take many months to understand and come to terms with.’
Watch this video for his full answer. A full interview with Professor Field will also appear in a forthcoming issue of GP.
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