Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4903

Date Request Received: 20/02/2019 08:42:48

Date Request Replied To: 25/02/2019 11:36:35

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Request Summary: Clinical negligence

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
What is the number of serious incident reviews relating to clinical negligence at your hospitals in 2016, 2017 and 2018?
Answer To Question 1:
In 2016, 5 Serious Incident Investigations (SIIs) were linked to clinical negligence claims.

In 2017, 7 SIIs were linked to clinical negligence claims.

In 2018, 4 SIIs were linked to clinical negligence claims.
Question Number 2:
What is the monetary value of successful clinical negligence claims made against your hospitals in 2016, 2017 and 2018?
Answer To Question 2:
All clinical negligence claims against the Trust are managed by the NHS Litigation Authority (NHS Resolution) to whom this request should be directed.
Question Number 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
Answer To Question 3:
Please see the answer to question 2.
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