'Wales needs donor breast milk store'
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Wales donor breast milk store 'needed for premature babies'

Wales needs a satellite breast milk bank so hospitals can get it to premature and sick babies faster, a milk bank manager has said.

Wales has 11 neonatal units and is the only UK nation without a milk bank.

Hospitals in Wales rely on the charity Blood Bikes Wales or specialist couriers to deliver breast milk from centres in Chester and Birmingham.

But Jackie Hughes from the North West Human Milk Bank in Chester would like to see screened and processed donor milk stored in Wales.

  • 15 Dec 2017
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