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Early Notification Scheme

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested:

 

Can you please provide the following information on NHS Resolution’s Early Notification Scheme:

1. Information and/ or publications which NHS Resolution provides to families whose baby meets the Early Notification criteria. Please include information and/ or publications

provided to families throughout the entire length of the Early Notification process, and information and/ or publications which NHS Resolution asks Trusts to provide to families.

2. The number of cases reported to the Early Notification Scheme in 2017/18 and 2018/19.  If it is possible, please break down your response by NHS Trust.

3. Of those cases reported to the Early Notification Scheme in 2017/18 and 2018/19, the number which

(i) qualified for the Scheme

(ii) did not qualify for the Scheme.

If possible, please break down your response by NHS Trust.  Can you also please respond to the following questions relating to NHS Resolution’s Early Notification Scheme:

4. Who are the Early Notification case managers responsible for the initial triage of cases reported to the Early Notification team? (e.g. if in-house, what are the job titles of the

people carrying out this work? If outsourced, which firms provide these case managers)

5. Who are the clinical advisors who review cases reported to the Early Notification team, assess whether care was substandard and determine the risk of liability? (e.g. if inhouse,

what are the job titles of the people carrying out this work? If outsourced, which organisations provide these clinical advisors)

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