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Chesterfield hospital trust apology over death of newborn baby

BBC
 2021-07-29

Cover picture for the articleA hospital trust has apologised over mistakes that led to the death of a newborn baby boy. Brody was just over 18 hours old when he died at Chesterfield Royal Hospital in Derbyshire on 5 October 2019. The trust accepted that had his mother been treated for the bacterial infection...

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NoFool
07-29

Hey America..... still want socialized medicine???? In the states -- even 5 years ago when I had my baby -- you are tested in OBGYN prior to birth and given antibiotics!

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Rando
07-29

I was tested just hours before my water broke. my labs hadn't returned so I was given IV antibiotics during labor, just to be safe. luckily they done it because it was positive when we got the results the next day, after my birth. that should be normal for everyone everywhere. so sad this little boy died from something that could have been treated

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Juliette Morales
07-29

there is no excuse.for it not to be tested. Ive always been tested for everything under the moon at each pregnancy

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