Health inspectors will be assessing the safety of patients at Stafford Hospital later because of staff shortages.
The special administrators running the Hospital Trust say recruiting and keeping staff has become a "significant challenge".
They've asked the Care Quality Commission to review patient safety.
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A teenager who died after being hit by a car in Tamworth has been formally identified as Jorja Deborah Fisher.
The 37-year-old father-of-four died in Raven Crescent, Ashmore Park on Friday 12 October.