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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United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust respond to calls for board to step down

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has responded to calls for members of its board to consider their position, by the chair of the county's Health Scrutiny Committee. In a brief statement, the Trust says the future of the board is not for it to consider:

The future of the Board is a matter for the Trust Development Authority. All of ULHT’s directors are focusing entirely on the important task of addressing the issues raised in the Keogh Review, to continue the Trust’s journey of improvement.

– United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust spokesperson

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