An expert taskforce is to be sent into a hospital after inspectors uncovered a litany of grisly failings.
They have been called in by watchdogs who found floors and curtains stained with blood, blood-spattered trays used to carry implements, soiled mattresses and mouldy breathing machines. Inspectors also highlighted higher-than-expected death rates at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which operates two hospitals in Essex.
The findings emerged after a surprise visit, just weeks after another official report rated the trust as 'good'...
Source: The Metro