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Concern over higher death rates for 19 NHS trusts

An analysis of deaths in English hospitals has found 19 NHS trusts have higher rates than would be expected, although there was an improvement on 2009, when the figure was 27.

The report's director of research, Roger Taylor, told the BBC the most important reason for transparency was that otherwise problems "often get swept under the carpet".

  • 28 Nov 2010