Seven babies and three mums have died in two Greater Manchester maternity units in just eight months – sparking an independent investigation.
Bosses at Royal Oldham and North Manchester General hospitals called in outside experts to review the departments in light of the 10 tragedies.
It is understood the deaths took place between December 2013 and July last year – with four babies and two mums dying at Oldham, and three babies and one mother dying at North Manchester.
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