Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4816

Date Request Received: 14/01/2019 12:29:11

Date Request Replied To: 15/01/2019 10:20:55

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Request Summary: Compensation claims brought by members of staff 2016-2018

Request Category: Health

Question Number 1:
Please send information on the number and nature of compensation claims brought against your organisation by members of staff who have sustained an injury or contracted a disease while employed your organisation since January 2016 to the present time (last 3 years).
Please send the following information re: in excel format, broken down by year. Information requsted is;

Details of the injury (i.e. moving and handling injury, slips/trips/falls and so on)
Answer To Question 1:
All such claims are managed by the NHS Litigation Authority (NHS Resolution) on the Trust's behalf, and this request should therefore be directed to NHSLA/NHSR.
Question Number 2:
Staff role if known (i.e. staff nurse, doctor)
Answer To Question 2:
Please see the answer to Q1 above.
Question Number 3:
Whether compensation was paid
Answer To Question 3:
Please see answer to Q1 above.
Question Number 4:
The total amount of compensation paid
Answer To Question 4:
Please see answer to Q1 above.
Question Number 5:
If information available, any action taking following the incident (i.e. additional training, non-slip flooring and so on)
Answer To Question 5:
As a matter of principle all such claims/incidents are investigated by the Trust's Health & Safety team who advise the relevant part of the service on any appropriate measures that may need to be taken.
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