Reference 2019-228

REF:           2019-228

Subject:       Allegations against staff members



  1. The name of your trust
  1. For each of the last five calendar years, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, please state the number of allegations AGAINST a staff member of:

–       Sexual misconduct

–       Sexual harassment

–       Sexual assault

–       Rape


  1. For each of the allegations received, please state:

–       Whether the alleged victim was a member of the public, patient or health worker

–       If health worker, whether they were staff, bank or agency

–       Brief details of allegations

–       Outcome of case (i.e. international investigation, staff members disciplined, sacked)

–       Whether allegations was referred to police

–       In each case found to be proved, whether trust reported concerns about individual to the Healthcare Professional Alert Notices System (HPANs)?


  1. Please specify the Trust’s policy for alerting relevant authorities/future employers about UNREGISTERED/UNQUALIFIED staff (e.g. nursing assistant or healthcare assistant) who are proven (by internal investigation) to have committed acts pertaining to sexual misconduct/sexual harassment/sexual assault/rape




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