Colchester Hospital has been put into special measures by the health sector regulator Monitor in order to "safeguard patient services".
The hospital hit the headlines last week after claims were made that some staff at the hospital had been bullied into falsifying waiting-time data to help it meet targets.
Colchester hospital put into special measures
An "improvement director" and a "high performing hospital trust" will now be appointed to help Colchester hospital improve patient care
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