A patient has died after serious failures in a new outpatients booking system for three hospitals in Lancashire and Cumbria. The Morecambe Bay Hospitals Trust has admitted that hundreds of patients could have suffered because they were simply lost in the system.
The trust has apologised and says patients have been let down. Our correspondent Elaine Willcox has the latest.
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