The chief executive of a scandal-hit hospital has resigned amid accusations that she presided over a "prevailing culture of failure".
MPs are calling on the chief executive of Tameside Hospital to quit for presiding over a "prevailing culture of failure".
There are fears of a new NHS crisis at Tameside Hospital after two critical reports by independent bodies.
A new report by Monitor has commended Tameside Hospital NHS Trust for making "exceptional progress' on their road to delivering better and safer treatment to patients.
In July 2003 Tameside was put into special measures following the Keogh Review, which identified concerns with measures the trust was taking to prevent hospital acquired infections.
The Keogh Review also raised concerns that there was insufficient clinical cover, particularly out of hours.
As a result Tameside applied 22 urgent or immediate actions in their Keogh Action Plan.
By January 2014, it had delivered five and 17 were on track to be delivered. This included decreasing the number of patients falls by 18% and meeting the national target to deliver 95% of all care harm free.
– Monitor special measures report February 2014
Although there is further work to be done, NHS staff at all special measures trusts deserve praise for driving improvements in the quality of their services.
Doctors found Esme Kernycznyj was suffering from a rare skin condition due to a zinc deficiency. Now Esme who's 1 and her mum Helen have returned to thank the team at Tameside Hospital.
Tameside Hospital confirms to ITV News that chief executive Christine Green resigned last week.
Tariq Mahmood, the hospital's medical director, resigned three months ago for “family reasons”.
Tameside Hospital's chief executive Christine Green and medical director Tariq Mahmood have resigned.