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NHS: Compensation

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much has been paid in compensation to patients by each London-based hospital trust in each of the last three years. [Official Report, 4 December 2008, Vol. 485, c. 1MC.] (227824)

The information requested is in the following table and was obtained from the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) website. The data cover compensation paid out to patients under the NHSLA's Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts and Existing Liabilities Scheme. Further information can be found in the NHSLA's published factsheets, available on their website at:

www.nhsla.com/Publications

Compensation paid by year

£

NHS Trust

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust

9,704,939

2,558,682

3,969,003

Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust

2,153,553

1,766,719

2,694,458

Barts and The London Hospitals NHS Trust

5,962,410

1,122,305

1,669,554

Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust

1,961,575

382,574

1,013,984

Chelsea and Westminster Healthcare NHS Trust

3,436,922

3,682,525

6,528,221

Ealing Hospital NHS Trust

319,570

136,663

159,811

Epsom and St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

2,029,226

827,196

3,001,362

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust

331,358

115,918

229,737

Guys and St Thomas Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

1,926,549

1,503,895

7,635,693

Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust

4,361,232

261,661

505,495

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

462,799

3,187,288

1,350,342

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust1

1,124,036

4,224,883

11,180,619

King's College Hospital NHS Trust

1,664,813

1,481,754

3,052,508

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust

552,580

5,081,598

2,406,222

Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust

450,795

674,894

1,962,853

Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust

1,197,728

4,628,306

3,323,737

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

233,534

106,400

47,500

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

2,545,728

949,859

1,941,285

North West London Hospitals NHS Trust

1,188,597

3,784,051

1,521,117

Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust

1,120,443

932,743

1,037,646

Queen Mary's Sidcup NHS Trust

638,601

963,428

1,241,892

Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust

105,000

1,385,930

975,018

Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust

1,267,101

1,064,319

3,409,945

Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

10,096

7,790

53,710

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust

3,250

39,375

1,588,837

St George's Healthcare NHS Trust

2,242,242

2,119,033

3,186,074

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

5,635,329

1,159,230

6,047,562

West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

304,938

1,335,725

545,146

Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust

589,503

5,134,654

879,929

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

1,456,604

1,018,720

716,682

1 Before 2007-08, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust was Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust and St Mary's NHS Trust.