Baby_with_dummy_1661310aBritian’s most notorious NHS Trust has been forced to apologise after a baby boy in its care was found with a dummy TAPED to his face.

Police have launched an investigation and an NHS worker has been suspended at the scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust.

The four-month-old – who has not been named – was unharmed, the trust claimed. Health chiefs today apologised for the appalling incident.

Mid Staffs is already being probed in a major public inquiry following some of the most horrific failings in NHS history.

NHS staff abused and neglected vulnerable elderly patients in their care. Between 2005 and 2009, 1200 patients died prematurely due to poor care.

BRITAIN?S most notorious NHS Trust has been forced to apologise after a baby boy in its care was found with a dummy TAPED to his face.

Police have launched an investigation and an NHS worker has been suspended at the scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust.

The four-month-old – who has not been named – was unharmed, the trust claimed. Health chiefs today apologised for the appalling incident.

Mid Staffs is already being probed in a major public inquiry following some of the most horrific failings in NHS history.

NHS staff abused and neglected vulnerable elderly patients in their care. Between 2005 and 2009, 1200 patients died prematurely due to poor care.

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?We want other hospitals to learn from this incident so that we can be sure that it does not happen to any other baby.?

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: ?Officers from our Protecting Vulnerable People Department are at the very early stages of investigating a complaint concerning the treatment of a baby boy by a member of staff at Stafford Hospital earlier this month.

?The baby boy, who was four months old at the time, was not harmed as a result.

?We are liaising closely with his family and the NHS Trust concerning the matter.?
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source:thesun.co.uk

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