Clinical Negligence Damages Paid (FOI_6481)

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Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested:

1. How many clinical negligence claims were there, where damages were paid out for the financial years 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024/Current? Please organise these by financial years.
2. What was the total amount of damages paid in relation to these claims?
3. For the financial years stated above, please provide a breakdown of the primary cause of damages, where a claim has been made where a payment(s) was/were made.
4. For the years listed above which ten NHS Trusts have had the most number of claims made against them, where a payout has been made? For each of these ten trusts please provide (i) the name of the trust, (ii) the number of claims paid out and (iii) the total value of the damages paid out in those claims.

NOTE: Please note that this question relates to the year in which the claim was settled, not the year the incident happened or the year the claim was lodged.

5a. Please provide the number of claims where any amount of damages were paid out, in relation to Oxley’s NHS Foundation Trust, including the year of closure, Primary cause, damages paid.
5b. Please provide the number of claims where any amount of damages were paid out, in relation to Greenwich and Lewisham Trust, including the year of closure, Primary cause, damages paid.

(Please note this should include all claims including any made directly to the trust or via any other avenue)

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