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Hospital under more pressure

One of our hospitals is under increased scrutiny. Colchester General is one of 14 trusts across the UK whose mortality rates have been higher than expected over the last two years.

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Hospital faces more scrutiny

Hospitals are under fresh scrutiny after concerns over the service patients are getting.

A survey of Britain's A&E departments shows waiting times at a 9-year high, with more than 300,000 people waiting longer than 4 hours to be treated.

The report comes as inspectors arrived at Colchester General Hospital to investigate high mortality rates.

It's one of 14 hospitals across the UK with higher than expected death rates.

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