Clinical negligence information

Will Dale made this Freedom of Information request to The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust,

I’m writing to obtain the following information relating specifically to your NHS Trust under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. What is the number of serious incident reviews relating to clinical negligence at your hospitals in 2016, 2017 and 2018?

2. What is the monetary value of successful clinical negligence claims made against your hospitals in 2016, 2017 and 2018?

3. In the last three years (2016, 2017 & 2018), what is the number of settled negligence claims where damages have been paid (number of cases and total monetary value) in relation to:
- Allegations of late diagnosis / misdiagnosis
- Allegations of negligence leading to amputation
- Cases involving stillbirth or neonatal death
- Cases involving delayed diagnosis of cancer
- Cases involving medication errors
- Legal cases alleging clinical negligence which have taken more than 5 years to reach

If you need clarification on any of these questions, please let me know.

Yours faithfully,

Will Dale

enquiries, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

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enquiries, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Dale,

Thank you for your request for information.

Your request was received on 20th February 2019 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

If you have any queries, please contact me.  Please remember to quote the reference number FIRM: 3734  in any future correspondence.

Thanks

Katie Fletcher
Freedom of Information/Information Governance Officer
Direct Dial – 0151 556 3039
Internal Dial – (7) 63039

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enquiries, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Dale,

Further to your recent request for information please find attached our response.

Please can you take the time to complete our satisfaction survey quoting FOI 3734 using the following link to our online form http://www.thewaltoncentre.nhs.uk/Freedo...

Thanks

Katie Fletcher
Freedom of Information/Information Governance Officer
Direct Dial – 0151 556 3039
Internal Dial – (7) 63039

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