Costs of Medical Litigation

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management Specialty: Casualty / A & E, General Surgery, Gynaecology, Orthopaedic Surgery

The following information was requested:

How many medically qualified doctors work in the NHS?

How many ‘Never Events’ occurred in 2020-2021?

How many cases were settled by mediation in 2020/2021?

How many times has any Minister of Health had meetings with the NHSR? I realise that this information may be either privileged or unavailable.

What are the principle ten causes that trigger litigation in:

Orthopaedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
General Surgery

Can you break down this information and provide figures for each of the last 10 years?

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