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Freedom of information request details

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Service: Claims Management Cause: Fail To Warn-Informed Consent Specialty: Gynaecology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics, Oncology, Psychiatry/ Mental Health

The following information was requested:

Please could I have the below data for the past 20 years:

1. Number of cases with a primary cause code of failure to warn/consent over the last 20 years separated by specialty;

2. Number of cases with one of the cause codes as of failure to warn/consent over the last 20 years separated by specialty;

3. Numbers of claims in 1 and 2 above which led to a payment of damages indicated by year of indication of claim and specialty;

4. Numbers of claims in 1 and 2 which led to a payment of damages indicated by year of settlement and specialty.

5. Total number of claims received in the following specialities oncology, obstetrics and gynaecology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and mental health over the last 20 years?

6. Number of successful claims in the above specialities in (5) that led to a payment of damages by year of indication of claim.

7. As above in (6) but by year of settlement of claim.

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