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Death rate probe to be launched at Basildon hospital
A PROBE into death rates at Basildon Hospital is to be launched.
The hospital trust is one of five in the country which will be investigated by medical director Sir Bruce Keogh.
The other trusts include Colchester Hospital.
Sir Keogh made the announcement following the publication of the inquiry into mistreatment and neglect of patients at Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.
*Full story in Thursday's Echo