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Baby left in stationery cupboard

A tribunal has heard how two midwives responsible for a sick woman's four-day-old baby left him in a stationery cupboard at Queen's Hospital, Romford.

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Midwives accused of leaving baby in cupboard

A tribunal heard today how two midwives looking after a four day old baby left it in a stationary cupboard. The baby's mother was ill and the hospital admitted today it had no guidelines for newborns who couldn't be looked after by their mothers.

The baby was in a cot in the cupboard but was left alone, and was found on its front, which put it at risk of a cot death. Phillippa Tomson reports.

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