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Norovirus: people advised to avoid Worcestershire hospitals

Worcestershire Royal Hospitals is one of three hospitals affected by norovirus
Worcestershire Royal Hospital is one of three hospitals affected by norovirus Credit: PA/David Davies

People are being advised to avoid the Alexandra, Kidderminster and Worcestershire Royal Hospitals as cases of norovirus 'continue to put extreme pressure on the system.'

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust says only family members of patients can make essential visits. It asks for no visitors under the age of 16 in order to prevent the bug spreading to schools.

The Trust says the hospitals are continuing to make progress in bringing norovirus under control.

Read: advice on symptoms and treatment of norovirus.

Worcestershire Hospital accepts wrong doings, report

Worcestershire Royal Hospital has admitted liability in the case of an eleven year old boy who has Cerebral Palsy.

Complications during Daniel Spencer's birth meant his brain was starved of oxygen and permanently damaged.

His parents believe staff at the hospital could have acted faster to deal with the problems.

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Worcestershire hospital admits liability in the cerebral palsy birth case

Worcestershire Royal Hospital has admitted liability in the case of an 11-year-old boy with cerebral palsy whose condition was caused by complications at his birth.

Daniel Spencer was born in 2001. His mother suffered a placental abruption during the delivery, depriving him of Oxygen and causing damage to his brain.

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