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Robert Francis

Sir Robert Francis

Healthwatch England

Sir Robert Francis has chaired several health-related inquiries, including two inquiries into the care provided by Mid-Staffordshire Foundation Trust and the Freedom to Speak Up Review into the treatment of NHS staff who raise concerns.  

He is also a member of the expert panel appointed by the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee to evaluate progress on the government’s commitments on health and social care. 

In addition, Sir Robert is a non-Executive Director of the Care Quality Commission, Chair of Healthwatch England and the honorary President of the Patients Association.