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Morecambe Bay Hospitals Trust set for special measures

The Chief Inspector of hospitals in England has recommended that the NHS trust that runs the Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal be placed into special measures. The Westmorland General was found to be providing a good service overall.

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Morecambe Bay NHS Trust 'taking note of the criticism'

The NHS trust which runs the Westmorland General in Kendal is to be placed into special measures.

It follows a series of inspections that found that the quality of care at two hospitals of the Morecambe Bay NHS Trust needed improvements, although the Westmorland General itself was providing a good service overall.

The county's two other main hospitals are already in special measures. Here's Fiona Marley Patterson.

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