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|15 Jan 2018, 5:03 p.m.||John Baron (Conservative - Basildon and Billericay)||John Baron (Conservative - Basildon and Billericay)|
Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will list the solicitors instructed to defend clinical negligence claims against the NHS where the claim has resolved, and for each such firm (a) what fees were paid, (b) how many claims were made and (c) how many of those were successful as denoted by payment of damages whether by court award or settlement in the last 12 months.
Answered by Steve Barclay - Chief Secretary to the Treasury
NHS Resolution manages clinical negligence claims against the National Health Service in England on behalf of member organisations. NHS Resolution has provided the following information:
The data extract is for the last audited financial year 2016/17. The 2017/18 data has not yet been audited.
The table below shows the number of clinical claims closed (or settled as a Periodical Payment) 2016/17 as at 31 March 2017 by panel firm.