Obstetric Consent Claims

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management Cause: Fail To Warn-Informed Consent Specialty: Obstetrics

The following information was requested:

[Follow up to FOI_4829]

We are mainly interested in the obstetric claims and whilst obviously we appreciate the confidentiality we would be grateful for as much information as you can provide to help our

efforts to understand these cases.

In particular we are interested in

a) year of case/settlement

b) allegations

c) which NHS Trust was involved +/- co-defendants

d) damages paid

We are surprised that in relation to brain damage the number of cases of cerebral and Erb’s palsy in Table 4 is under 5 and wonder if there is an explanation for these low numbers that we are not appreciating?

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