Monitor, the Care Quality Commission and the NHS Trust Development Authority have published a report on the progress made at the 11 trusts placed in special measures in July 2013. Practical measures resulting in significant changes include recruitment of extra staff, use of better systems to manage patient flow from admission to discharge, better management patients with life threatening conditions and a renewed emphasis on quality of care
NHS trusts in special measures: improvements for patients seen in most. London: Monitor, NHS Trust Development Authority and Care Quality Commission, August 4th 2014.
This relates to:
Special measures: 1 year on. A report into progress made at 11 NHS trusts that were put into special measures in July 2013. London: Monitor, NHS Trust Development Authority and Care Quality Commission, August 4th 2014.
Emerging Cases: Barts Health NHS Trust (March 2015)
Whipps Cross Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust, has been placed in special measures:
NHS trust put into special measures. London: BBC Health News, March 17th 2015.
Emerging Cases: Addenbrooke’s (September 2015)
Addenbrooke’s and Rosie Hospitals placed in special measures. [Later enhanced to: Addenbrooke’s and Rosie hospitals’ patients ‘put at risk’]. London: BBC News Cambridgeshire / BBC Health News, September 22nd 2015.
Further analysis from BBC News:
Triggle, N. (2015). What Addenbrooke’s tells us about state of NHS. London: BBC Health News, September 22nd 2015.