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Treatment Injury Accepted and New Claims for Missed Diagnosis, Delayed Diagnosis, and Misdiagnosis of Cancer

The number of new and the number of accepted treatment injury claims involving missed diagnosis, delayed diagnosis,and misdiagnosis of cancer for each of the financial years 2017/18,/2018/19, 2019/20 and 2020/21 inclusive. Please show for each claim the District HealthBoard involved, the site of cancer involved (e.g. breast, lung, colon, etc), and the age of the claimant at the time of the treatment injury. Excel or .csv format preferred.

Identifying challenges to cancer diagnostic services provision in the public health sector.

Showing which DHB's may be experiencing cancer diagnostic services provision challenges, and which cancer sites are more at risk from delay to diagnosis, failure to diagnose, and misdiagnosis, and showing any trends in treatment injury claims related to the diagnosing of cancer over the time period specified.

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Accident Compensation Corporation

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