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Amputations

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management Injury: Amputation - Lower, Amputation - Upper

The following information was requested:

My request relates to problems that have occurred during amputation operations at hospitals in England.   I am requesting the following:

 

1. If you have access to it, a list of the total number of amputations of arm, leg, genitals, hand, finger and toe that have taken place over the past ten years.

2. The amount of cases of the above that have resulted in claims of medical negligence.

3. The amount of cases of the above that have resulted in your informing your insurers of a possible claim for medical negligence.

4. The details of what happened in each incident.

 

Should there be any risk of identifying individuals, you may redact the documents or information and therefore still release it to me.

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