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Neonatal Update - Friday 6 July

Cheshire Police have issued an update on their investigation into our neonatal unit. To read their latest statement visit: https://www.cheshire.police.uk/news-and-appeals/news/update-on-countess-of-chester-hospital-neonatal-unit-investigation/

A spokesperson for the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust said: “We are continuing to support Cheshire Police with their ongoing investigation. In line with the Trust’s current policies, the member of staff involved, will not be returning to work while this matter is ongoing. We will not be commenting further at this time.”

  • The Countess is now equivalent to a Level 1 Special Care Baby Unit. To understand the different levels of care visit www.bliss.org.uk/different-levels-of-care
  • The Countess neonatal unit remains open to women over 32 weeks in their pregnancy.
  • If anyone has any information that they want to pass onto the investigation team they are encouraged to get in touch via the Operation Hummingbird mailbox at operation.hummingbird@cheshire.pnn.police.uk
  • Information can also be passed on anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 11 or by calling 101.

Our previous statements are available to view here:

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