Reference 2019-466

REF:           2019-466

Subject:       Inpatient assaults at mental health facilities



I am looking for information about assaults which took place at inpatient mental health facilities. Please can I have the following information:

– Number of assault(s)

– Nature of assault (verbal, physical, both)

– Location of assault (ie name of facility, ‘X ward’)

– Assault report(s) (redacted for personal confidentiality as necessary)


Please could this information be separated into:

– Assault(s) by patient to another patient

– Assault(s) by patient to staff

– Assault(s) by staff to patient


Date range: every month and every year inclusive 1990 – 2019



We are not a mental health trust, you will need to contact Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust.