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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Dry for much of the day with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.
D-Day veterans from the West Midlands were given France's highest honour today, 18 months after a pledge to award every living soldier.