Thursday, 4 July 2019

Questions (216)

Anne Rabbitte

Question:

216. Deputy Anne Rabbitte asked the Minister for Health the number of cases of medical negligence brought by speciality in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28731/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The State Claims Agency (SCA) has a statutory remit to manage personal injury claims, including claims in respect of clinical negligence, on behalf of Delegated State Authorities (DSA’s) including the Health Service Executive.

I have been informed by the State Claims Agency that the information in the following report has been extracted from the National Incident Management System.

Medical Negligence Cases