Sands is supporting a petition set up by Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA), calling on the Secretary of State for Health to commission a fully independent and wide ranging investigation into why safety and quality organisations allowed failures at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, where there have been at least seven deaths recently, to continue for so long. AvMA is calling for the investigation to look at how information relating to these failures was suppressed, and how systems can be improved to stop this happening again elsewhere in the NHS. To support the petition go to: