Clinical negligence information

Will Dale made this Freedom of Information request to Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was refused by Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Dear Cornwall Partnership 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

FreedomOfInformation (CORNWALL PARTNERSHIP NHS FOUNDATION TRUST - RJ8), Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

1 Attachment

​Dear Sir/Madam,
 
Please see the attached letter regarding your Freedom of Information
Request, reference 72980.
 
Kind regards​​​

The Freedom of Information Team

 

+ Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

        Freedom of Information Team

        Suite 6

        Carew House

        Beacon Technology Park
        Dunmere Road
        Bodmin
        PL31 2QN

 

( 01208 834 496

* [1][Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust request email]

 

:  [2]www.cornwallft.nhs.uk

 

Delivering High Quality Care

show quoted sections

FreedomOfInformation (CORNWALL PARTNERSHIP NHS FOUNDATION TRUST - RJ8), Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Good afternoon Sir/Madam,

Further to your Freedom of Information Request that you have recently submitted to our Trust.

I would be grateful if you could give us some clarity on the following question:

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

Please can you let us know if you are requesting details of the amounts of compensation insurance excesses or inter party costs. Also what are you meaning by successful?

I look forward to hearing from you soon, when we will then be in a position to proceed with your request.

Kind regards,

The Freedom of Information Team

• Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Freedom of Information Team
Suite 6
Carew House
Beacon Technology Park
Dunmere Road
Bodmin
PL31 2QN

• 01208 834 496
• [Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust request email]

www.cornwallft.nhs.uk

Delivering High Quality Care

________________________________________
From: Will Dale <[FOI #553645 email]>
Sent: 19 February 2019 15:26
To: FreedomOfInformation (CORNWALL PARTNERSHIP NHS FOUNDATION TRUST - RJ8)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Clinical negligence information

Dear Cornwall Partnership 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

-------------------------------------------------------------------

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #553645 email]

Is [Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information requests to Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust? If so, please contact us using this form:
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/change_re...

Disclaimer: This message and any reply that you make will be published on the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/offi...

For more detailed guidance on safely disclosing information, read the latest advice from the ICO:
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/ico-...

Please note that in some cases publication of requests and responses will be delayed.

If you find this service useful as an FOI officer, please ask your web manager to link to us from your organisation's FOI page.

show quoted sections