Mid Staffordshire foundation trust has 'responded positively' to Healthcare Commission concerns over Stafford Hospital's accident and emergency department.

The trust has improved medical staffing levels and increased the numbers of nurses in A&E, the commission said.

But further recruitment is required for staffing to reach the levels recommended by the College of Emergency Medicine and to reduce reliance on temporary and junior staff.

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