Legal services

About our service

The Legal Services Department:

  • Handles all Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Claims received by the Trust.
  • Manages all Inquest correspondence and prepares staff for attendance at Inquests.
  • Handles Loss/Damage Claims from patients/visitors/staff.
  • Manages all Freedom of Information Act requests.
  • Manages Subject Access Requests for information not contained in medical records, for example Complaints Files, Adverse Incident Report Forms.
  • Provides a general advisory service to staff on legal issues.

Contact us

For enquiries please contact:

Head of Legal Services on 01283 566333 extension 5929 or

Legal Services Assistant on 01283 566333 extension 5929


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