Bedsores or Pressure Sore (FOI_6314)

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management Injury: Pressure Sores

The following information was requested:

1. In the 2022/23 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.


Page last updated on: