Perinatal death confirmed in Portlaoise Hospital

Monday 10 March 2014 21.32
The baby died on Saturday at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise
The baby died on Saturday at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise

The HSE has confirmed that a perinatal death took place at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise on 8 March.

According to a spokesperson an incident management policy is being followed.

The coroner has requested that a post-mortem examination take place and this is now in progress.

The HSE has offered its condolences to the family.

The hospital was the subject of a recent investigation following the death of four babies.