PHIN uncovers 22 instances of PMI-related injuries

Between September 2020-2021

Hemma Visavadia
clock • 1 min read
PHIN uncovers 22 instances of PMI-related injuries

The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) has uncovered 22 instances of patient injuries sustained via private treatment across the UK during the 12-month period to September 2021.

According to new figures released by the network, a total of 734,000 people across the UK received private healthcare treatment during the same time period. The injuries data was in relation to the "most serious" incidents, such as permanent injuries to a patients' bodily, sensory, motor, physiologic or intellectual functions. It also included injuries such as permanent damage to vision or nerves, removal of the wrong limb or organ, or brain damage, all of which are reportable, by law, ...

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