Latex Allergies or reactions (FOI_5991)

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested:

Using the power of a freedom of information request, please can you advise the following about Latex Allergies/reactions in the NHS:

  • How many reactions to latex were reported in the NHS for follow years
  • What is the split in each year
  • Year Patient Healthcare Professional

Please can you also answer the following questions

  • What did this cost the NHS financially in each year (litigation)
  • How many days off sick where reported because of a reaction to latex
  • Did any latex reactions result in death, if yes how many by year

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