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Freedom of information request details

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Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested:

Please provide data on all retinopathy of prematurity or cases involving ophthalmology and premature infant claims from 1987 onwards. I wish to conduct a study looking at medico-legal claims related to this area. Specific keywords may include ophthalmology, infants, prematurity, premature, retinopathy of prematurity, ROP, retrolental fibroplasia, Terry syndrome. I require information on the number of ongoing claims (open), completed claims (closed), and claims with payment of damages (paid) and as much clinical information as possible to understand the circumstances that lead to these claims.

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