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Essex hospital special measures

Details are announced today of 'special measures' for failing hospital trusts, which include Basildon

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Essex hospital is in 'special measures'

Top doctors and senior managers from one of London's best hospitals, are to be drafted into another which has with serious problems. NHS staff from Hampstead's Royal Free will be working at Basildon and Thurrock NHS trust, in an attempt to improve standards there.

Basildon's one of 11 trusts put into 'special measures' following a review of services.Luke Hanrahan has the full details.

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