Reference 2019-704

REF:            2019-704

Subject:        Compromise agreements by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

 

Request:

  1. Please advise how many the compromise agreements the trust has entered into since 1 April 2013.
  2. Can the trust confirm that it adopted the NHS policy of inserting a clause into compromise agreements to make it clear that workers or former workers are not prevented by compromise agreements from making public interest disclosures?
  3. If so, when did the trust adopt this policy?
  4. How many of the compromise agreements reached by the trust since 1 April 2013 contained a clause which made it clear that the worker or former worker in question was not prevented by the agreement from making public interest disclosures?
  5. If the trust has inserted such a clause into its compromise agreements, please provide a copy of the relevant clause.

 

 

Response:

1. Please advise how many the compromise agreements the trust has entered into since 1 April 2013. None
2. Can the trust confirm that it adopted the NHS policy of inserting a clause into compromise agreements to make it clear that workers or former workers are not prevented by compromise agreements from making public interest disclosures? N/A
3. If so, when did the trust adopt this policy? N/A
4. How many of the compromise agreements reached by the trust since 1 April 2013 contained a clause which made it clear that the worker or former worker in question was not prevented by the agreement from making public interest disclosures? N/A
5. If the trust has inserted such a clause into its compromise agreements, please provide a copy of the relevant clause. N/A