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  1. Pregnancy Claims in UK Offer a Worrying Insight into Maternity Care

    by , 09-13-2012 at 11:09 AM
    After a Freedom of Information request, it transpired that the UKs National Health Service had paid over 70m in compensation for clinical negligence in their maternity department, over the space of three years.

    The claims came from families suffering from stillbirth experiences and babies born disabled. Unsurprisingly, such large pay-outs will have a knock-on effect, reducing the financial support of front-line services.

    Not only did the damages amount to over 70m, ...