A further six hospital trusts have been identified as 'high risk', according to the Care Quality Commission, following on from the review carried out by Sir Bruce Keogh, which found that 14 trusts had high mortality rates.
Four of the hospital trusts have been identified in London:
- Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
- Barts Health NHS Trust
- Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
- South London Healthcare NHS Trust
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