The damning verdict of a review into two of our region's hospitals. Tonight, special measures are being stepped up at Basildon Hospital in Essex, giving inspectors the power to fire senior managers.
The Government's Keogh Review spares nearby Colchester from special measures, but warns both hospitals need to show significant improvement.
The political fallout from the publication of Sir Bruce Keogh's report into 14 failing hospital trusts, including East Anglia, continues.
Even before Sir Bruce Keogh's report into 14 hospital trusts has hit the streets, political spin doctors are exercising their dark arts.
Hospitals are braced for tough criticism over thousands of needless deaths in a major report out today.