Listeria outbreak: Derbyshire male named as victim

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Five people have died after 9 cases related to pre-packed sandwiches and salads eaten by patients were confirmed

A cancer studious whose genocide has been related to a listeria conflict has been named.

Ian Hitchcock, 52, was being treated during Derby’s Royal Hospital after being diagnosed with liver cancer final month.

In a statement, a businessman’s family pronounced he engaged listeria and was eliminated to Nottingham City Hospital, where he died on 8 June.

The sanatorium pronounced it offering a “sincere condolences to Mr Hitchcock’s family”.

Derby Coroner’s Court pronounced Mr Hitchcock’s genocide was being treated as a “possible listeria case”.

His family has reportedly pronounced that he ate a infested sandwich.

Mr Hitchcock’s hermit Alan told a BBC he was “shocked and distraught” to hear of his death.

The span set adult a haulage business together in 1984 and worked closely ever since.

He pronounced his hermit had frequency taken time off and was a lerned automechanic who was ardent about aged motorbikes.

Mr Hitchcock described his hermit as a “hard-working family man”.

The 54-year-old formerly told The Times newspaper: “When he went into hospital, we suspicion he would shortly be behind during work. we didn’t consider he would die given of a food.”

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Listeria infection is singular and customarily causes a amiable illness in healthy people

Five people have died after 9 cases related to pre-packed sandwiches and salads eaten by patients were reliable during 8 hospitals in 7 NHS Trusts.

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The other hospitals embody Leicester Royal Infirmary and dual hospitals in Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust, along with hospitals in Liverpool, Manchester and Wrexham.

The food concerned has been cold and Public Health England (PHE) says a risk to a open stays low.

Products from a Staffordshire-based Good Food Chain, that granted 43 NHS Trusts, have been cold and prolongation halted.

North Country Cooked Meats and North Country Quality Foods, that it distributed through, have also willingly ceased production.

PHE pronounced justification suggested influenced patients ate a products before 25 May.

The Food Standards Agency pronounced a review is looking into a whole food supply chain, including transport.

Listeria infection is singular and customarily causes a amiable illness in healthy people.

However, it can have some-more critical consequences among those with pre-existing medical conditions, profound women and those with a diseased defence system.

Cathy Winfield, executive arch helper and executive of infection impediment and control during Royal Derby Hospital, pronounced it had been operative with Public Health England, a Food Standards Agency and NHS England given a conflict was identified.

“[We] immediately private all products once we were notified,” she said.

She combined she could not criticism on Mr Hitchcock’s caring until a inquisition into hid genocide had concluded.

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