Reference 2017-319

REF:            2017-319

Subject:        Attacks on staff

          

 

Request:

1)      Please state the number of attacks on staff at each hospital in your trust for each of the financial years (i) 2012-13 (ii) 2013-14 (iii) 2014-15 (iv) 2015-16 (v) 2016-17.

 

If possible within the FOI cost limit, please provide a breakdown of whether the attacks were verbal or physical AND if they involved someone with mental illness or severe learning difficulties.

 

2)      How many members of staff received medical treatment after being assaulted on trust premises in each of the following financial years: (i) 2012-13 (ii) 2013-14 (iii) 2014-15 (iv) 2015-16 (v) 2016-17?

3)      How many times were police called following attacks on staff members at your trust in each of the following financial years: (i) 2012-13 (ii) 2013-14 (iii) 2014-15 (iv) 2015-16 (v) 2016-17?

 

If possible within the FOI cost limit, please state the hospital, where the most police call outs took place – and provide us with a figure for each of the years above.

 

4)      How much has your trust spent on security staff (or sub-contractors) in each of the following financial years: (i) 2012-13 (ii) 2013-14 (iii) 2014-15 (iv) 2015-16 (v) 2016-17?

5)      Do any staff members within your trust (including security guards) currently use body worn video cameras in any form? If possible within the FOI cost limit, please state how many staff are currently using body worn video cameras.

 

 

Response:

1)      Please state the number of attacks on staff at each hospital in your trust for each of the financial years (i) 2012-13 (ii) 2013-14 (iii) 2014-15 (iv) 2015-16 (v) 2016-17.

 

If possible within the FOI cost limit, please provide a breakdown of whether the attacks were verbal or physical AND if they involved someone with mental illness or severe learning difficulties.

Please see attached file.

Attacks on staff – by financial year [4 kb] PDF

2)      How many members of staff received medical treatment after being assaulted on trust premises in each of the following financial years: (i) 2012-13 (ii) 2013-14 (iii) 2014-15 (iv) 2015-16 (v) 2016-17? We do not record this information.
 3)      How many times were police called following attacks on staff members at your trust in each of the following financial years: (i) 2012-13 (ii) 2013-14 (iii) 2014-15 (iv) 2015-16 (v) 2016-17?

 

If possible within the FOI cost limit, please state the hospital, where the most police call outs took place – and provide us with a figure for each of the years above.

4)      How much has your trust spent on security staff (or sub-contractors) in each of the following financial years: (i) 2012-13 (ii) 2013-14 (iii) 2014-15 (iv) 2015-16 (v) 2016-17? 2012/13 – £497,232

2013/14 – £475,587

2014/15 – £541,093

2015/16 – £550,284

5)      Do any staff members within your trust (including security guards) currently use body worn video cameras in any form? If possible within the FOI cost limit, please state how many staff are currently using body worn video cameras. We do not use body worn video cameras.