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New Cross will be one of the first hospitals to be judged under new Ofsted-style ratings

Under the new system the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will label hospitals as outstanding, good, requires improvement or inadequate. It follows on from this week’s damning report by Sir Bruce Keogh into 14 failing hospitals – including Russell’s Hall Hospital in Dudley – where death rates were higher than expected. The CQC system is designed […]

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Teens arrested after elderly woman shot in head at New Cross hospital

Police have arrested two teenage boys on suspicion of assault after an air weapon was fired several times at Wolverhampton’s New Cross Hospital yesterday afternoon (13 December). Pellets struck two people as well as a nearby bus shelter at around 1:20pm. One of the victims, a 77-year-old woman, was walking across the hospital car park […]

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New Cross Hospital standards improving year on year

New Cross Hospital was recently given a glowing review by the Care Quality Commission. A review of the Hospital for 2008/2009 deemed the quality of services at New Cross “excellent” and the quality of financial management as “good”. The review also shows that Hospital standards have improved in all areas year-on-year since 2006. Read the […]

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Changes to number 68 and 69 bus services

Warstones Motors, who traded under the name ‘Green Bus Service’ have been forced to cease trading due to the Traffic Commission revoking their licence over a series of safety faults. This means that both the number 68 and 69 bus services that travel through Wednesfield have now been taken over by rivals Arriva.