Failure, Delay Diagnosis or Wrong Diagnosis (FOI_6297)

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management Cause: Failure/Delay Diagnosis, Wrong Diagnosis

The following information was requested:

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information:

1. Number of claims made for ‘failure/delay in diagnosis’ and/or ‘wrong diagnosis’ for the following years and by NHS trust: 2022 – 2023 to 2013 – 2014

2. Please provide information, year-wise on the incorrect diagnoses received by patients. What conditions were misdiagnosed or experienced delays in detection?

3. Value of claims successfully closed or settled, including periodical payment orders from 2013 to 2023 where the Primary Cause is failure/delay in diagnosis or wrong diagnosis.

4. Please include claims related to mental health between 2013-2023 and their outcomes.

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