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Freedom of Information disclosure log

Inappropriately Discharged

The following information was requested:

 

For the last financial year 2018/2019 please provide a breakdown of:

1) The number of claims where you have paid out damages where one of the reasons stated within the claim was that the patient was inappropriately discharged from hospital?

2) The amount of money paid out in damages where one of the reasons stated within the claim was that the patient was inappropriately discharged from the hospital?

Note: Please note this question refers to last year (18/19) as the year the claims were settled regardless of when the incident took place or when the claim was lodged.

NHS Volunteers

The following information was requested:

 

“I am researching claims brought in relation to the negligence of volunteers.

(a) How many claims are brought per year which concern Trust/NHS volunteers?

(b) How many claims are brought per year which concern the negligence of Trust/NHS volunteers?

(c) How many claims are brought per year against Trust/NHS volunteers?

(d) Do you have any records of claims brought against the NHS which concern the negligence of volunteers?

(e) Do you have any records of the numbers of claims brought against the NHS which concern the negligence of volunteers? If so how many have been brought?”

Under 16 General Surgery

Service: Claims Management Speciality: General Surgery

The following information was requested:

 

[Follow up to FOI_3851] We have been asked if we can add one further piece of data to our study:

All litigation for under 16 year old in the same data period, but this time under the speciality of general surgery. For cause data and injury data breakdown per year as previously given to us.

Urology

Service: Claims Management Speciality: Urology

The following information was requested:

 

I would like to request information on litigation claims made regarding Urology departments/clinicians/services. I am looking at the impact and cost of these claims and ways in which we could improve.

1. The details of all claims pertaining to the specialty of Urology – for the last 10 years. (2009-2019).

2. Outcomes of the successful claims – along with a very brief description of the nature of the claim.

3. Where successful, the cost paid in damages.

Removal of Testicles

The following information was requested:

 

1. In (i) 2018/2019 how many claims has the NHSLA paid out where the injury code has been removal of testicle and what was the total value paid out in damages for such claims?

2. Please state how many “removal of testicle” claims were linked to each separate type of cause code e.g. (wrong diagnosis, operation on wrong part of body etc.).

(Please note that this question relates to when the claims were paid regardless of when the incident took place or when the claim was lodged.)

Infected Blood Inquiry

The following information was requested:

 

Copies of all e-mail correspondence sent to/from the Chief Executive of NHS Resolution concerning the Infected Blood Inquiry or the Contaminated Blood Products Group Litigation during the period 1st Jan 2018 – 31st April 2018. I also wish to narrow this request by stipulating that only correspondence which has been sent or received by NHS Resolution or other Government Departments (Such as DHSC) should be included. This would, therefore, exclude any correspondence sent directly to or from the Infected Blood Inquiry or other 3rd parties which are totally independent of Government. Please also include any attachments on such emails.

Unlawful Detention

The following information was requested:

 

Total sum of damages paid and legal costs incurred (both Claimant & Resolution) due to Unlawful Detention – Mntl Hlth. I beleive this will fall under the speciality Psychiatry/ Mental Health. It is unclear which if any Injury code applies.

I would be grateful of numbers for 2017, 2018 and 2019.

If a breakdown by NHS Trust is achievable this too would be much appreciated.

Perineal, Forcep, Ventouse

The following information was requested:

 

Please could you provide total damages paid in 2019/18 (if available), 2018/17, 2017/16, 2016/15, and 2015/14 paid for injuries caused by any one or more of the following:

Perineal Tear-1st,2nd,3rd Deg

Repeat Attempt Forcep/Ventouse

Inapp Use Of Forceps/Ventouse

Forceps Delivery