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General Practitioners

Question for Department of Health

UIN 35122, tabled on 22 April 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many claims were made against GPs working outside of regular hours in each of the last five years; and what the average amount is for which the claim was made in that period.

Answered on

27 April 2016

Information on claims made against general practitioners (GPs) is not held centrally. In relation to clinical negligence claims made against GPs working outside of regular hours, these are in the main covered by the Medical Defence Organisations.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care