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Can failing hospitals improve and balance their budgets?

16 July 2013 Last updated at 22:47 BST

Prof Sir Bruce Keogh's report into failing hospitals in England set out a number of 'ambitions for improvement' in the next two years.

But with NHS hospitals having to make efficiency savings, will they be able to reach the required standards?

The BBC's Medical Correspondent Fergus Walsh reports.