Hospitals placed under special measures

Three hospitals in our region have been placed under "special measures" following a review prompted by hight mortality rates.

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Hospital review: calls for bosses in Linconshire to resign

There are calls for the board in charge of the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust to consider resigning after the organisation was put into special measures.

Yesterday's report by NHS England's Medical Director Professor Bruce Keogh listed dozens of recommendations after a review of high death rates at the area's hospitals.

Now the woman who heads Lincolnshire's Health Scrutiny Committee says she's worried the bosses in charge aren't up to the job. James Webster reports.

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