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Senior managers quit Tameside Hospital amid questions over outcomes

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4405 (Published 08 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4405
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Both the chief executive and the medical director of Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Greater Manchester have resigned, after reports of poor patient care and mounting public pressure.

The trust is expected to face heavy criticism in a report into 14 hospitals in England with high death rates. The report, led by the NHS’s medical director, Bruce Keogh, is due out on 16 July.1

On 2 July the Guardian published the findings of two reviews that had found problems …

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