Dear Mid Cheshire Hospitals 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

foi (RBT) Mid Cheshire Tr, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Integrated Governance Department

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Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Leighton Hospital

Middlewich Road

Crewe

Cheshire

CW1 4QJ

 

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foi (RBT) Mid Cheshire Tr, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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The Trust will provide you with a response to your request within 20
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E-Mail:  [1]foi.[Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email]

 

Information Governance Department

Flat MD38 - Residence

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Leighton Hospital

Middlewich Road

Crewe

Cheshire

CW1 4QJ

 

Please be aware the @mcht.nhs.uk email address is an accredited secure
email address, and is used by the Trust instead of @nhs.net.

In order to transfer PID information between organisations a secure email
connection is required and in order to achieve this standard, trusts are
required to become accredited by NHS Digital, and submit evidence each
year to remain secure email providers. Both MCHFT and Microsoft O365 as a
platform have been accredited to the secure email standard for health and
care and both have passed the required clinical safety elements (SCCI 0160
and SCC0129) and achieved the ISB1596/SCCI1596 accreditation.
A copy of this conformance statement is located on the NHS Digital website
on the link below to evidence to other trusts that we are a secure
provider https://digital.nhs.uk/nhsmail/secure-em....

For further information please contact [email address], or the
Information Governance Team at [email address]

If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender and
delete the e-mail and all attachments immediately. This e-mail (including
any attachments) may contain confidential and/or privileged information.
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dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail or attachments is
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software viruses, which could damage your computer system. Mid Cheshire
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This e-mail is not intended, nor should it be taken to create any legal
relations, contractual or otherwise. Any views or opinions expressed
within this e-mail or attachment are solely those of the sender, and do
not necessarily represent those of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust, unless otherwise specifically stated. If verification is required,
please request a hard copy version. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust is not bound by or liable for any opinion, contractor or offer to
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Dear Sir / Madam,

Please find attached correspondence in relation to your request.
The Trust would be grateful if you could please take a moment to take part
in our satisfaction survey below:
1. Has your FOI request been responded to within 20 working days?
2. Were you satisfied with the response you received from the Trust?
3. Did you look on the Trusts publication scheme prior to submitting your
FOI request?
4. Is there anything you think the Trust can do to improve the FOI
process?

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
Regards
Information Governance & IT Security Team
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Integrated Governance Department
Leighton Hospital, Crewe, CW1 4QJ
Direct Line: 01270 273 820
Important Notice
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software viruses, which could damage your computer system. Mid Cheshire
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attachment and you are advised to use up-to-date virus checking software.
E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error free.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Sir / Madam,

Please find attached correspondence in relation to your request.
The Trust would be grateful if you could please take a moment to take part
in our satisfaction survey below:
1. Has your FOI request been responded to within 20 working days?
2. Were you satisfied with the response you received from the Trust?
3. Did you look on the Trusts publication scheme prior to submitting your
FOI request?
4. Is there anything you think the Trust can do to improve the FOI
process?

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
Regards
Information Governance & IT Security Team
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Integrated Governance Department
Leighton Hospital, Crewe, CW1 4QJ
Direct Line: 01270 273 820
Important Notice
If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender and
delete the e-mail and all attachments immediately. This e-mail (including
any attachments) may contain confidential and/or privileged information.
If you are not the intended recipient, any reliance on, use, disclosure,
dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail or attachments is
strictly prohibited. Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has
checked for viruses but the contents of an attachment may still contain
software viruses, which could damage your computer system. Mid Cheshire
Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust does not accept liability for any damage
you sustain as a result of a virus introduced by this e-mail or any
attachment and you are advised to use up-to-date virus checking software.
E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error free.