Bosses at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust say they are in favour of the government's new scheme to hire 'high flier' managers at failing hospitals.
It will be paired with University Hospitals, Birmingham to try and raise standards.
“We welcome the opportunity to work with University Hospitals, Birmingham who have an excellent reputation.
"Being partnered with a larger Trust to share their knowledge and expertise will help to us to continue to build upon the improvements that we are already making.
“Burton Hospitals are committed to delivering consistent care that is effective, safe and that provides the most positive patient experience."
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