Tameside Hospital will remain in special measures after inspectors said its care was still inadequate.
The Chief Inspector of Hospitals said the care of critically ill patients, along with staffing levels and surgery, were still not good enough.
The Trust, in Ashton under Lyne, is among 11 across the country ordered to make improvements by the government because of high death rates.
A relative of a patient who was given poor care at Tameside says staff still need to listen to patients and their families.
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