Hospital deaths report released

Eleven NHS hospital trusts in England are to be put under special measures for "fundamental breaches of care", the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.

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East Midlands hospital trusts put under "close watch"

Three hospital trusts in the East Midlands have been put under special measures after recording higher than average death rates.

External teams will go into Burton Hospital Foundation and Sherwood Forest Hospitals, which were already in review, and United Lincolnshire Hospitals, after they were identified as displaying 'fundamental breaches of care'.

The report by Sir Bruce Keogh was commissioned in the wake of the Stafford Hospital scandal.

Mark Gough reports.

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