Aintree and Alder Hey 'high risk'

More than a quarter of NHS trusts have been identified as high risk and may not be offering safe, good-quality care to patients, a new report shows.

Aintree and Alder Hey among high risk hospitals

The Care Quality Commission have published a list revealing the highest risk hospitals. Six of the North West's hospitals are in the top two bands of risk.

Band 1:

  • Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
  • East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Band 2:

  • Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Read: Full list of NHS trusts identified as care risk

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