Reference 2019-145

REF:           2019-145

Subject:       Clinical negligence information

 

Request:

I’m writing to obtain the following information relating specifically to your NHS Trust under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

 

  1. What is the number of serious incident reviews relating to clinical negligence at your hospitals in 2016, 2017 and 2018?

 

  1. What is the monetary value of successful clinical negligence claims made against your hospitals in 2016, 2017 and 2018?

 

  1. In the last three years (2016, 2017 & 2018), what is the number of settled negligence claims where damages have been paid (number of cases and total monetary value) in relation to:

– Allegations of late diagnosis / misdiagnosis

– Allegations of negligence leading to amputation

– Cases involving stillbirth or neonatal death

– Cases involving delayed diagnosis of cancer

– Cases involving medication errors

– Legal cases alleging clinical negligence which have taken more than 5 years to reach

 

 

Response:

1. What is the number of serious incident reviews relating to clinical negligence at your hospitals in 2016, 2017 and 2018? 12 serious incidents have resulted in requests for compensation through the clinical negligence scheme.
2. What is the monetary value of successful clinical negligence claims made against your hospitals in 2016, 2017 and 2018? We do not hold the information and you will need to contact NHS Resolution:

https://resolution.nhs.uk/

 

3. In the last three years (2016, 2017 & 2018), what is the number of settled negligence claims where damages have been paid (number of cases and total monetary value) in relation to:

– Allegations of late diagnosis / misdiagnosis

– Allegations of negligence leading to amputation

– Cases involving stillbirth or neonatal death

– Cases involving delayed diagnosis of cancer

– Cases involving medication errors

– Legal cases alleging clinical negligence which have taken more than 5 years to reach