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Number of baby blood poisoning cases rises to 21

Three more cases of blood poisoning linked to a batch of intravenous liquid given to babies have been identified. Public Health England said yesterday that a batch was "strongly linked" to the death of one baby and the illness of 20 others.

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List of hospitals with cases of baby blood poisoning

Public Health England has released details of the NHS hospitals which have seen cases of septicaemia in their neonatal intensive care units.

  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (3 cases)
  • CUH Addenbrookes (Cambridge University Hospitals) (2 cases)
  • Luton and Dunstable University Hospital (2 cases)
  • Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust (4 cases)
  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation T rust (3 cases)
  • The Whittington Hospital (1 case)

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