FOI 5801 Amputation operations 2009-2019

Date: 19 November 2019 to 19 November 2022

  1. A list of every amputation operation at your hospital over the past ten years.
  2. The amount of cases of the above that have resulted in claims of medical negligence.
  3. The amount of cases of the above that have resulted in your informing your insurers of a possible claim for medical negligence.
  4. The details of each incident.
  • Request ID:
    FOI 5801
  • Category:
    Patient - Activity Data
  • Response:
    1. A list of every amputation operation at your hospital over the past ten years.  Please see below the list based on amputations of limbs and digits only. Please contact the Trust again if you also require the number of cervical/internal amputations as well. The codes used to pull these figures may have changed between 2009 and 2010, hence the lower numbers in 2009.

     

    Year

    No. of Amputations

    2009

    29

    2010

    133

    2011

    167

    2012

    130

    2013

    179

    2014

    154

    2015

    201

    2016

    131

    2017

    149

    2018

    138

    2019

    118

    Total

    1529

     

    1. The amount of cases of the above that have resulted in claims of medical negligence.  Medical Negligence claims are managed and payments made by NHS Resolution, who can be contacted direct via their website at:   https://resolution.nhs.uk/about/
    2. The amount of cases of the above that have resulted in your informing your insurers of a possible claim for medical negligence. Please see above.
    3. The details of each incident.  Please see above.