Sarah Calkin is a senior correspondent on Health Service Journal who contributes to Nursing Times. She writes mainly on issues affecting patient safety and regulation.
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Three acute trusts placed in special measures a year ago have failed to make significant progress and should remain in special measures, the chief inspector of hospitals has said
Sir Robert Francis QC is to lead a review of how whistleblowers are treated in the NHS, it has been announced today.
Hospitals with low numbers of the most serious patient safety incidents are among those set to be highlighted as having a poor reporting culture on a website being launched by the health secretary later today, which will also include much anticipated data on staffing levels.
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