To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much the NHS spent on maternity litigation claims in 2018-19.
2 June 2020
NHS Resolution manages clinical negligence and other claims against the National Health Service in England.
NHS Resolution spent £952 million on clinical negligence claims relating to NHS maternity services in 2018/19. This represented around 40% of total clinical negligence spend relating to NHS services in 2018/19.