Death rates at three hospital trusts in the North West are being investigated after the damning report into patient neglect in Staffordshire.
Tameside, Blackpool and East Lancashire NHS trusts are among five that are being looked at nationally.
A number of cases are emerging where families are angry about the treatment they've had.
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