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North Western Regional Health Authority

Volume 163: debated on Monday 4 December 1989

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) successful and (b) unsuccessful claims for compensation have been made against the North Western regional health authority during each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.

I understand from North Western regional health authority that the number of claims for alleged medical negligence made against health authorities in that region were as follows:

Year endedClaims
March 1987822
March 1988774
March 1989758

Information on successful or unsuccessful claims is not readily available, and could only be produced at disproportionate cost.