Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts


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Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts

A scheme for assessing a Trust's arrangements for minimising clinical risk for service users and staff. Under the scheme, a Trust pays "insurance" which might offset the costs of legal claims against the Trust.
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The NHS Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts hailed University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which runs Walsgrave Hospital and Coventry and Warwick-shire Hospital in Coventry and the Hospital of St Cross in Rugby.
The average time taken to deal with a clinical claim under the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts, from notification of claim to the NHSLA to the conclusion of the case, is 1.
Figures include total payouts from the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts, (CNST), and the Early Liability Scheme, (ELS).
The women's hospital is only the third NHS trust in the country, and the first hospital in Liverpool, to achieve the top level of accreditation in the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts (CNST) general standards and for the rigorous specialist maternity standard.
The DoH's Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts and the NHS Litigation Authority has issued new standards for maternity wards to carry out planned Caesareans, requiring hospitals to have consultants on hand, on-call theatre teams and high-dependency units in place.

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