Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 331 (Apr)
Court: Chancery Division

Etherton J

Judgment Dates: 22 April 2005


National health service - Benefits - Injury benefits - Refusal of application for benefits - Appeal to ombudsman - Correctness of ombudsman's decision - National Health Service (Injury Benefits) Regulations 1995, , reg 19.

The Case

On an appeal from a decision of the Pensions Ombudsman in respect of an application for the payment of NHS permanent injury benefit pursuant to National Health Service (Injury Benefits) Regulations 1995, , the court held, inter alia, that the ombudsman had been entitled to conclude that the NHS Pensions Agency had not taken account of all of the relevant facts in considering that application.

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