FOI 19174

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FOI 19174

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Please may you provide me with the following statistics under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

‘1. The total number of claims made under the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme since its creation until now.

2. The total number of successful claims made under the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme since its creation until now.

3. A breakdown of the reason why the claims were rejected (including the number of claims rejected due to causation, disablement being less than 60%, and those outside the time-limit)

5. The total number of claims and successful claims for Vaccine Damage payments in relation to COVID-19 vaccination, and if unsuccessful, the reason for their rejection.’

Response

We’ve noted that your questions jump from question 3 to question 5. Was there an additional question which you have omitted? Please get in touch if this is the case, advising what the missing question was.

Please note that questions 1 to 3 cover all claims, and not just those for Covid-19.

Question 1

As at 21 December 2021, there have been 7,198 claims registered up to date since the launch of the scheme.

Question 2

There have been 946 Awards made to date.

Question 3

Please see the attached spread sheet. The figures provided cover the period from Scheme Inception to December 2021.

Question 5

As of 1 December 2021, the total number of COVID-19 claims for a vaccine damage payment is 562.

No payments have been made to date. This is due to the COVID-19 assessments not being concluded.

Data Queries

If you have any queries regarding the data provided, or if you plan on publishing the data please contact nhsbsa.foirequests@nhs.net ensuring you quote the above reference. This is important to ensure that the figures are not misunderstood or misrepresented.

If you plan on producing a press or broadcast story based upon the data please contact nhsbsa.communicationsteam@nhs.net. This is important to ensure that the figures are not misunderstood or misrepresented.

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and is subject to NHSBSA copyright. This information is licenced under the terms of the Open Government Licence detailed at: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/

Should you wish to re-use the information you must include the following statement: “NHSBSA Copyright 2021” This information is licenced under the terms of the Open Government Licence:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/

Failure to do so is a breach of the terms of the licence.

Information you receive which is not subject to NHSBSA Copyright continues to be protected by the copyright of the person, or organisation, from which the information originated. Please obtain their permission before reproducing any third party (non NHSBSA Copyright) information.

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Last Updated December 23, 2021, 15:40 (UTC)
Created December 23, 2021, 15:40 (UTC)