1. ITV Report

The 22 hospitals sent drip linked to babies' blood poisoning

One baby died from blood poisoning and 17 others were infected. Credit: ITV News

The suspected contaminated batch of a food supplement linked to the death of one baby and the illness of 17 others was sent to 22 different hospitals, the medicines regulator has said.

Public Health England "strongly linked" the cases with a batch of intravenous liquid called parenteral nutrition, made by London-based ITH Pharma, which was given to the babies.

The product was sent to following hospitals:

London

  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
  • Hillingdon Hospital
  • The Harley Street Clinic
  • Homerton Hospital
  • King's College Hospital
  • The Portland Hospital
  • Royal Brompton Hospital
  • St Thomas' Hospital
  • St George's Hospital
  • Whittington Hospital

East Anglia

  • Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
  • Basildon Hospital
  • Peterborough Hospital
  • Southend Hospital
  • Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • Luton and Dunstable Hospital

West Midlands

  • Birmingham Heartlands
  • Russell's Hall Hospital, Dudley

South

  • Royal Sussex County Hospital
  • St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey
  • Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire

North West

  • Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool

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