We discuss the outcome of the separate external reviews, which looked into The Christie Foundation Trust and Walsall Healthcare Trust and ask whether they might instigate positive change.

Also, more on the mandatory staff vaccine U-turn and how some chief executives are relieved, while others fear for permanently damaged staff relationships.

Featuring Annabelle Collins, Lawrence Dunhill and Emily Townsend.

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