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Perineal tear

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management Cause: Perineal Tear-1st,2nd,3rd Deg

The following information was requested:

I would like to know some data regarding claims made by women who suffered a third or fourth degree perineal tear (or button hole) that was not identified and repaired at the time of delivery.

Is it possible to know:

  1. How many of these claims were made in the last 10 years (broken down per year)?
  2. How much did this cost? (again broken down per year)
  3. How long after the injury occurred was the claim made?
  4. The age (range and/or average) of claimants?

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