Baby dies after being fed contaminated drip

A batch of contaminated food supplement given to premature babies could have claimed the life of a third baby, health officials have said.

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Third probable blood poisoning case at Addenbrooke's

Public Health England (PHE) today said health officials had identified three further cases, bringing the total number to 21.

The cases were identified after analysis of clinical records of the babies, a spokeswoman said.

The latest probable cases were identified at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust in London, and Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

The babies are responding well to treatment.

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