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A man who had to have his leg amputated after his treatment went wrong 2 years ago says he's not surprised the same hospital trust is now in special measures.
Roy Gay wants to know why lessons don't appear to have been learnt after health inspectors ruled the quality of care provided by Morecambe Bay NHS Trust was still inadequate after a visit five months ago.
The trust argues it's part-way through a process of improvement and that services such as maternity and A & E had improved since previous checks.
Our Lancashire reporter Amy Welch has been following the story:
A decision is expected to be made today on whether to put Morecambe Bay NHS Trust into special measures. It's after a leaked report draft rated the trust as inadequate in patient safety and staffing levels Furness General in Barrow and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.
The report found that “there was no clear strategy for the future of services across the trust”, and that “strategic plans and risks were not well known at ward or team level”.
The trust say they won't comment until after the decision but have released a statement on the weeks speculation here.
A decision is expected to be made tomorrow over whether to put Morecambe Bay NHS Trust into special measures.
It's after a leaked report draft by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated the trust as inadequate in patient safety and staffing levels Furness General in Barrow and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Today the Trust released a statement in reaction to the report.
Click here for the statement in full on the trusts website.
South Lakes MP Tim Farron believes Morecambe Bay NHS Trust will be placed in special measures after a leaked report revealed failures in frontline service.
The draft report by the Care Quality Commission rates the trust as inadequate in patient safety and staffing levels at Furness General Hospital in Barrow and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.
The trust has declined to comment. A decision is expected to be made at the health care quality summit on Friday.
The mother of a baby who died after serious mistakes were made in his maternity care says she blames bad management for continued failings at Furness General hospital.
A leaked report from the health regulator the Care Quality Commission rates patient safety and staffing levels at Morecambe Bay Trust as inadequate.
Liza Brady has spent six years fighting for the truth about what happened to her son Alex and says lessons don't appear to have been learnt.
The trust say as the report was only a draft, it would not be appropriate to comment.