Baby Death at Bristol Hospital

A premature baby has died at Southmead Hospital and a number of others have been given treatment following an outbreak of a water-borne bacteria at the hospital.

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Hospital reviewing water supply following outbreak

A water-borne bacteria called pseudomonas has been found in the neonatal intensive care unit at Southmead hospital. The hospital says it has taken a number of measures to minimise the risk to patients, staff and visitors.

Babies are being washed in sterile water and the tap water is being filtered to ensure that any pseudomonas bacteria is removed.

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