Baby on the mend

Hawke's Bay Today - - LOCAL NEWS -

A month-old baby ac­ci­den­tally given methadone is still re­cov­er­ing in hospi­tal.

The baby was ad­mit­ted to the Hawke's Bay Hospi­tal's in­ten­sive care unit (ICU) last Tues­day, after re­port­edly be­ing given methadone by mis­take at a Hawke's Bay com­mu­nity phar­macy.

A Hawke’s Bay Dis­trict Health Board spokesper­son said the baby is still in a sta­ble con­di­tion in the Spe­cial Care Baby Unit at the hospi­tal.

It is ex­pected to make a full re­cov­ery.

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