Wrongful Birth

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Service: Claims Management Injury: Wrongful Birth

The following information was requested:


In relation to clinical negligence, how much has the NHS spent since 1995 on compensation in wrongful conception claims? Especially in relation to children with disabilities.

Also, how many claims of wrongful conception has the NHS received? And how many has the NHS been successful with?

[You clarified this to mean]

Yes, I mean in terms of failed sterilisation, like failed vasectomy for example.

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