Exclusive: Delayed spinal surgery costs £23m in compensation

Spine  x ray

An “unacceptable” postcode lottery is leading to tens of millions being spent compensating patients left disabled by delayed treatment, a government report has found.

You need to be signed in to read more


Subscribe for unlimited access

With a HSJ subscription you’ll unlock:

  • All of HSJ.co.uk and our HSJ mobile app
  • News and insight on all areas of public funded healthcare
  • Expert commentary, insight and analysis from industry leaders
  • 9 weekly ‘Expert Briefing’ insight emails covering a variety of specialist topics

Sign into your account here