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NHS trust pays £30m to boy branded “naughty” after behaviour is linked to birth injury

A 7-year-old boy who has spent most of his life being branded naughty and disruptive has won a settlement of more than £30m after it was discovered that he had sustained a brain injury after negligent delays in his delivery at University College Hospital in London.

The settlement is thought to be one of only a handful of NHS clinical negligence payouts to exceed £30m.

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Source: BMJ, 1 November 2019


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