This report provides an analysis of the various clinical situations that have led to maternity claims and it is hoped that the information provided will be helpful to those professionals responsible for ensuring the provision of safe care for women and their babies.
Members will often receive requests from claimant solicitors to voluntarily agree an extension of limitation to allow investigations to be completed. This guidance sets out the relevant law and provides some practical tips for all such requests.
The Property Expenses Scheme (PES) rules set out the scope of the scheme.
This note focuses on how claims are valued. The general principle is that damages are paid to a claimant with the aim of restoring them (as far as possible) to the position they would have been in but for the negligence.
The Liabilities to Third Parties Scheme (LTPS) rules set out the scope of the scheme.
We received 1,833 incident claims for needlestick injuries between 2012-2017 (fiscal years). Of these, the 1,213 successful claims cost the NHS £4,077,441. This leaflet looks to shed light on some of the claims data we hold on needlestick injury claims, how they are caused and …
We received 1,223 claims for incidents occurring between 2012 and 2017 that have cost the NHS £233 million so far. Of these cases, 728 claims are under review due to the complexities around consent. Consent can be a common contributing factor in many claims. This …
This case story highlights the importance of effective integrated working for patients with vulnerabilities.