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Dummy 'taped to baby's face'

Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust apologise after a baby was found with a dummy taped to its face.

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  1. Rupert Evelyn: ITV News Correspondent

Baby boy was recovering from breathing issues

The four month old baby, who was born premature, was recovering after being admitted with breathing issues. It was at that point that a nurse on the ward found the boy with a dummy taped to his mouth.

That nurse reported that to the powers that be here at the hospital and as a result a nurse has been suspended and the hospital have begun an investigation, as have the police.

We understand that the first thing the mother knew was when she saw the police and staff around the bed.

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