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Cauda Equina syndrome

Freedom of information request details

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Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested:

  1. The number of claims investigated by the NHSLA/Resolution that included an allegation relating to misdiagnosis or poor treatment of cauda equina syndrome for each of the following three financial years: 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19 plus total
  2. The number of cauda equina syndrome claims settled by the NHSLA/Resolution for each of the financial years above plus total.
  3. The amount of compensation paid on claims relating to cauda equina syndrome for each of the three financial years above plus total
  4. The largest compensation settlement paid for a single cauda equina syndrome claim in the history of the NHSLA/Resolution and when this was settled.
  5. The average compensation settlement paid by the NHSLA/Resolution on cauda equina syndrome claims for the three financial years highlighted above.
  6. Average time it took to resolve a cauda equina claim for the three years highlighted above
  7. The hospital trust with the highest number of cauda equina claims against it for the three years highlighted above and the number of claims

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