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‘Largest maternity scandal in NHS history’: Dozens of mothers and babies died on wards of hospital trust, leaked report reveals

Lintern S. ‘Largest maternity scandal in NHS history’: Dozens of mothers and babies died on wards of hospital trust, leaked report reveals. The Independent. November 18, 2019.

Infants are particularly vulnerable to patient safety errors. This article shares preliminary findings of a government investigation into infant deaths at a National Health Service Trust hospital. Initial insights discussed include the lack of a safety culture at the Trust Hospital facilitating the persistence of the problems.