Basildon Hospital is to join forces with the Royal Free London Trust under tough new plans outlined by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
The Essex hospital was found to be one of 11 hospitals across the country to be placed in special measures after the Keogh review into high mortality rates.
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