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Anticoagulant medication

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested on 7 March 2019:

Please can you provide me with case summaries (included costs paid out by the NHS Trust or organisation involved) of all claims brought to you relating to anticoagulant medication for the last ten years. I would like to know:

  1. total number of claims
  2. number of claims by drug
  3. drug involved, summary of reason for claim (e.g. prescribing errors & detail of error, ineffective communication regarding follow up & including details that were missed) etc)
  4. if claim was successful or not
  5. cost of claim to organisation.

The drugs I am interested in are: heparin, low molecular weight heparins, vitamin k antagonists (including warfarin), rivaroxaban, edoxaban, dabigatran, apixaban.

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