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Bedsores

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

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

The following information was requested:

  1. In the 2018/19 financial year how many patients successfully claimed damages after claiming that they suffered bedsores as a result of negligent treatment at the hands of the NHS?
  2. What was the total amount of damages paid as a result of these claims?
  3. How many patients who successfully claimed for bedsores also claimed for an amputation as a result of a consequence of suffering bedsores?

Please note the question relates to the year the payment was made irrespective of when the incident happened or when the claim was lodged.

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