Extravasation is the accidental leakage of any liquid from a vein into the surrounding tissues when administering solutions such as medication or fluids, which can cause serious harm to the patient. From 1 April 2011 until 31 March 2021 NHS Resolution received 444 claims relating …
How are CNST contributions calculated?
Our CNST scheme contributions are calculated considering a number of factors, to aid the explanation of process and steps involved we have created this short two-minute animation. This animation will go through the factors of influence on the scheme overall and amount each member pays, …
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Factsheet 5 – trust and authority claims data 2020/21
This factsheet provides information about trust and health authority claims we handled in 2020/21.
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Preventing surgical burns
From 1 April 2009 to 31 March 2019, NHS Resolution were notified of 631 clinical negligence claims relating to surgical burns to patients. Out of these 631 claims, 459 were settled, 58 were unmeritorious and 114 are still open. This has led to NHS Resolution …
Read Being fair
A just and learning culture is the balance of fairness, justice, learning – and taking responsibility for actions. It is not about seeking to blame the individuals involved when care in the NHS goes wrong. This leaflet contains advice on supporting a just and learning culture for staff and patients following incidents in the NHS.
Insurance/indemnity guidance for the commissioners of clinical services
This guidance aims to provide advice for commissioners seeking to ensure that providers with which they are proposing to contract have in place adequate indemnity arrangements. Commissioners need to understand and take account of the differences in cover for clinical negligence risks purchased by healthcare …
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Insights from assault claims
£53.4 million will be spent to settle 1,255 of the 3,227 claims made for assault received by NHS Resolution between 2013 and 2018. This is equivalent to employing 1,700 registered nurses for one year. 1,225 claims received between 1 April 2013 and 31 March 2018 …
Information for NHS trusts on the respective roles of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman and NHS Resolution
This document is for NHS trusts in England, particularly those staff who manage complaints and/or compensation claims raised against their trust.
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