Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested:


Please provide the information requested below, regarding the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust [‘the Trust’].

For each year from 2012 how many instances of compensation have been paid out to individuals or their representatives as a result of claims for negligence, malpractice, neglect or other

occurrences where an individual received injuries while in the Trust’s care?


How many instances of compensation were settled out of court and how many were the result of a court order?

Please indicate how many cases the Trust denied liability and how many they accepted liability?

For each requested year, please provide, ‘number of cases settled’, ‘range of compensation [lowest payment to highest]’ & ‘total compensation’. It is understood that compensation agreed in

2012 (and some subsequent years) will be for cases that occurred prior to 2012.

Please provide the total legal fees paid out [Trust as defendant & claimant’s fees agreed]

Please indicate how many ‘live’ claims for ‘damages’ or compensation [however worded] are currently ongoing, but not yet settled?

Please indicate how this compares to similar Trusts?

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