Caesareans are cheaper for the NHS because of botched delivery compensation costs

Planned C-sections work out to be less expensive because of negligence claims

Once compensation claims are taken into account, planned Caesareans cost more than £400 less than vaginal births, research suggests.

Maternity claims represented the biggest area of spend for NHS Resolution - the body that deals with NHS compensation claims - in 2017/18.

Obstetrics clinical negligence claims represented 10% of clinical claims by number, but accounted for 48% of the total value of...
source: Leicester Mercury

2019-04-18 02:08
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