NHS South West and Royal Cornwall Hospitals trust have hired four professionals to investigate management at the trust.

Ruth Hawker, former chair of Royal Devon and Exeter foundation trust, will lead the review.

It was announced after a report for Bromley Hospitals trust uncovered serious failings by its former chief executive John Watkinson, who now holds the same post at Royal Cornwall Hospitals trust.

For more, see the review terms of reference and HSJ’s previous coverage of the story