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Hospitals face 'special measures'

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said 11 of 14 hospitals probed in a report into high death rates will be placed under 'special measures' management.

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Tameside hospital chief: Lessons will be learned

The acting chief executive of Tameside General Hospital in Manchester, today labelled one of the worst trusts in the country, said her team would "learn lessons" from Sir Bruce Keogh's NHS review.

We've accepted recommendations of the Keogh review in full. There's no ifs and buts. These recommendations will be implemented. Please be assured of that. The new leadership team are committed and will learn lessons from the Keogh report.

We have to accept that there has been a problem. It saddens me as a clinician myself that you do see these reports, but I think we're ready now to move on to the next stage.

– Karen James

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