A team of experts is visiting Basildon Hospital today as part of a review into mortality rates. The site is one of fourteen locations under scrutiny.
The Prime Minister initiated the investigation into sites that have shown higher death rates over the past two years. Basildon Hospital's Chief Executive has said that work is underway to ensure patients receive compassionate care.
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