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Heparin and anticoagulants

From 1 April 2015 until 31 March 2020 NHS Resolution received 373 claims relating to heparin and anticoagulant medication errors. Out of these 373 claims, 104 were settled with damages paid, 114 without merit and 155 remain open. The total cost of closed claims is …


Maternity medication errors

NHS Resolution received 55 claims relating to medication errors in maternity claims between 1st April 2015 and 31st March 2020. Out of these 55 claims, 22 were settled with damages paid, 13 without merit and 20 remain open. The analysis held within this leaflet only …

Case story

Case story: Home Birth

This case story is illustrative based on a range of examples of real events. NHS Resolution is sharing the experience of those involved to help prevent a similar occurrence happening to patients, families and staff.


A summary of: The Early Notification scheme progress report

This leaflet has been produced as an overview to highlight the: key findings of the report six recommendations information on our collaborative partners and other resources available on our website including information on supporting staff and families

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