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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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West Midlands hospital trusts put under "close watch"

Two West Midlands hospital trusts are to be put under close watch after a report found they, and a third trust in the region, had higher than average patient death rates and poor standards of care.

The report by the medical director of NHS England, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, has issued a list of recommendations which, if not met, could result in staff and management being replaced. Andy Bevan reports.

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