The NHS in Fife has paid out £99,000 in compensation since 2012 for hospital bungles that injured babies.

The local health authority revealed that there had been 17 reports of injury or trauma since 2012.

The figures emerged as part of wider revelations showing that the NHS in Scotland has paid out at least £25 million in compensation in the past three years.

Reported by The Courrier. You can read the full story here. 

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