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Liabilities to Third Parties Scheme

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Our Liabilities to Third Parties Scheme (LTPS) typically covers employers’ and public liability claims from NHS staff, patients and members of the public. These range from straightforward slips and trips to serious workplace manual handling, bullying and stress claims. LTPS covers claims arising from breaches of the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Act and the Defective Premises Act, as well as defamation, unlawful detention and professional negligence claims.

LTPS also extends to cover the personal liabilities of the members of NHS boards, including non-executive directors. Personal injury cover is unlimited in value and there is no limit on the number of claims members may make in any membership year.

Useful resources

Detailed information on the scope of the scheme can be found in the LTPS rules

Please use either this LTPS claim report form or report claims directly through the Claims Reporting wizard via the Extranet.

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