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Two of Lincolnshire's NHS Trusts have been branded among the worst in the country by a Care Quality Commission report.
The medical watchdog placed both the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust and the United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust in band one - meaning they were at a high risk of failing patients. We spoke to Mike Richards from the CQC.
In a statement, both hospitals said they were making significant progress and were continuing to make improvements to better patient care.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has issued a statement in response to the Care Quality Commission placing them in the band for the highest risk of failing patients:
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has issued a statement in response to the Care Quality Commission placing them in the band for the highest risk of failing patients:
Three of the region's hospital trusts have been identified as "high risk" of failing patients.
The Care Quality Commission today published a list of bands based on the risk of not offering safe, good quality care to patients or with a higher than expected death rate.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust and United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust have all been identified as Band One - the highest risk category.
Hull & East Yorkshire Hospital Trust is in the second highest risk band, while Bradford Teaching Hospitals and Doncaster, Bassetlaw Hospitals Trust and Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust are in the third highest risk band.