Case Number 4591
Request Date 29/01/2016
Completion Date 23/02/2016

 

Details of the Request

In your financial accounts for the financial year 2014/15 did you have a section for “losses and special payments?

  1. If so how much money was accounted for in the 2014/2015 financial year as being "losses and special payments”? (Please note l am aware that the loss may have occurred many years earlier but I am interested in items which were accounted for in the last financial year, irrespective or when the loss took place.) Please detail the three largest single amounts within this total, giving a cost for each loss and a detailed description of the claim and the reason for the loss.
  2. What was the total paid on claims for property lost by patients and how much related to (i) Dentures, (ii) Spectacles, (iii) jewellery and (iv)Hearing Aids?

 

Details of the Response

In your financial accounts for the financial year 2014/15 did you have a section for “losses and special payments?

Yes

 

1. If so how much money was accounted for in the 2014/2015 financial year as being "losses and special payments”?

The Trust holds this information, but considers it is exempt under section 21 of the Act, as it is reasonably accessible to you by other means. You can find the information in the Trust’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2014/15 on our website: http://www.ashfordstpeters.nhs.uk/annual-accounts

 

Please detail the three largest single amounts within this total, giving a cost for each loss and a detailed description of the claim and the reason for the loss

  • Personal Injury (Employers Liability) - this represents the Trust's excess under our insurance policy = £10,000
  • Personal Injury (Employers Liability) - this represents the Trust's excess under our insurance policy = £10,000
  • ex-gratia goodwill payment for parents of a patient = £5,000

 

2. What was the total paid on claims for property lost by patients and how much related to

(i) Dentures, £9,901
(ii) Spectacles, £1,969
(iii) jewellery and £718
(iv) Hearing Aids? £9,703