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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