Clinical/social care negligence cases

Details the number of clinical/social care negligence cases open, settled and closed each year, the specialty or nature of incident of cases involved and the amount of damages and legal costs incurred.

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Creation Date December 7, 2017, 10:27 (UTC)
Topic Category Health
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Provides details of alleged Clinical & Social Care negligence cases made against the relevant body. Information is returned for all clinical / social care negligence cases open at any stage during the year ending 31st March each year. Information includes all clinical cases currently open and resolved, including those withdrawn or closed without payment of compensation. Data providers are supplied with a technical guidance document outlining the methodologies that should be used in the collection and reporting of this data. This document can be accessed at the following link: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/publications/clinical-and-social-care-negligence-cases-cn1-return

Frequency of Update Annually
Contact Name Hospital Information Branch
Contact Email HIB.Returns@health-ni.gov.uk
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https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/articles/clinical-negligence-statistics

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