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BREAKING: Hospital trust could face criminal charges over maternity ‘scandal’

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Police are investigating whether criminal charges should be brought against a hospital trust where hundreds of cases of poor maternity care are being examined – including the allegedly avoidable deaths of babies and mothers.

Failures in care at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust have been described as the worst maternity scandal in the history of the NHS.

An independent review was established in 2017 to look into a cluster of baby deaths at the trust, initially focusing on 23 cases.

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