Released 22 June 2023
- Please can you provide the total amount of compensation you have paid out to maternity claims in 2022/23.
- Can you please provide the highest amount of compensation paid out to a single maternity claim in 2022/23?
- Please could you split the 2022/23 figure on maternity claims into how much was spent on compensation and how much was spent on legal and other costs?
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust has been a member of the NHS Resolution (formerly NHS Litigation Authority) Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST) over the period relevant to your request.
NHS Resolution manage clinical negligence claims on behalf of NHS organisations and independent sector providers of NHS care in England who are members of NHS Resolution schemes. Payments for clinical negligence claims are paid directly by NHS Resolution. All Trusts’ claims data is collated and published online in Resolution factsheets .
On the basis that NHS Resolution pay these compensation claims, the Trust would not hold complete information relevant to this activity. It is therefore appropriate in these circumstances that you contact NHS Resolution directly for the information you are seeking. The Freedom of Information service provided by NHS Resolution can be accessed online.
Should you still require information after contacting NHS Resolution, please let us know and we will be happy to consider what additional information we can provide