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The chief executive of Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust has backed the New Cross hospital to make the changes needed to address the issues brought up by the Care Quality Commission inspectors.
David Loughton says the hospital has already taken actions based on the CQC actions.
The team leader for the inspection at Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust has said the main issue for the team was staffing levels.
Debbie Widdowson, from the Care Quality Commission, added that midwife levels were not as high as they should be.
The Chief Inspector of Hospitals has published his first report into the quality of care at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton.
He says the most worrying thing is the level of staffing. But it is a problem the hospital says it has already identified, and begun addressing with the appointment of more midwives.