Maggie Oldham from the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, read a statement today.
She said: "Our deepest sympathies remain with Alfie's parents and their loved ones and we are very sorry that the care provided was simply not good enough."
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A mostly dry and sunny today with a windy start which will gradually ease as the day progresses.