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Baby deaths scandal: 300 new cases investigated at two hospitals – BBC News

There are new, disturbing revelations concerning two troubled hospitals at the centre of a baby deaths scandal, potentially dating back several decades. An independent review into claims that children and mothers died, or were permanently harmed by care failures, at Telford’s Princess Royal and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, is now looking at 300 more cases. It takes the total number of cases under investigation to 1,500 over a 40 year period. It follows concerns raised again by the Care Quality Commission about wider hospital services at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. Clive Myrie presents a BBC News at Ten exclusive report from Social Affairs Correspondent Michael Buchanan.