Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4864

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4864

Date Request Received: 04/02/2019 09:05:00

Date Request Replied To: 19/02/2019 09:59:33

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Request Summary: Knife injuries

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Please provide figures for each year of 2016, 2017 and 2018 in each question. Please also provide the age of the youngest and the oldest person treated for the injuries in each question.

How many people have been treated for serious knife injuries (those which require stitches or worse)?

 
Answer To Question 1:
For the period 2016-2018 there were 12 attendances. The oldest patient seen was 51, the youngest patient seen was 19. These figures cannot be broken down by year due to small numbers involved.
 
Question Number 2:
How many people have been treated for life threatening knife injuries?
 
Answer To Question 2:
Zero patients have been treated for life threatening knife injuries.
 
Question Number 3:
How many people have been treated for multiple knife injuries in the same attack?
 
Answer To Question 3:
Zero patients have been treated for multiple knife injuries in the same attack.
 
Question Number 4:
How many people have been treated for gun/ bullet injuries?
 
Answer To Question 4:
The following number of patients have been treated for gun/bullet injuries:

2016 = 7 (oldest = 78 years and youngest = 6 years)
2017 = 8 (oldest = 56 years and youngest = 9 years)
2018 = 10 (oldest = 65 years and youngest = 9 years)
 
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