Reference 2019-153

REF:         2019-153  

Subject:     Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism negligence claims  

      

Request:

  1. How many hospital negligence claims have been made against the Trust relating to deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (blood clots) in the last five financial years?
  2. Of the legal claims referred to in question 1, how much money has been paid to those who have brought claims against the Trust?
  3. Please break down the data to questions 1 and 2 by hospital.

 

 

Response:

How many hospital negligence claims have been made against the Trust relating to deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (blood clots) in the last five financial years? Period Cases
1/4/14–31/3/15 – 1 (on-going)
1/4/15–31/3/16 – 1 (on-going)
1/4/16–31/3/17 – 0
1/4/17–31/3/18 – 2 (1 on-going 1 settled £10,000)
1/4/18–to date – 1 (on-going)
Of the legal claims referred to in question 1, how much money has been paid to those who have brought claims against the Trust? Please see answer for question 1
Please break down the data to questions 1 and 2 by hospital. Bolton NHS Foundation Trust just have one hospital Royal Bolton Hospital