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NHS: Negligence

Volume 506: debated on Thursday 4 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many claims for clinical negligence as a result of NHS hospital mistreatment for which compensation has been awarded were made in each of the last five years; what the monetary value of the five largest payments was in each such year; and which hospitals were involved. (319913)

The NHS Litigation Authority covers claims made against the national health service in England only. Claims are not made under the heading of mistreatment and an answer could be provided only at disproportionate cost.