Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4998

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4998

Date Request Received: 12/04/2019 12:44:19

Date Request Replied To: 18/04/2019 12:25:41

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Request Summary: Attacks and security in NHS hospitals

Request Category: Media

 
Question Number 1:
Please give the number of physical assaults on staff for the following financial years:

a. 2008-09
b. 2013-14
c. 2014-15
d. 2015-16
e. 2016-17
f. 2017-18
g. 2018-19

(Where possible please breakdown the figures by hospital site)
 
Answer To Question 1:
Physical
2008-09 70
2013-14 115
2014-15 93
2015-16 80
2016-17 81
2017-18 67
2018-19 111
 
Question Number 2:
Please give the number of non-physical assaults on staff for the following financial years:

a. 2008-09
b. 2013-14
c. 2014-15
d. 2015-16
e. 2016-17
f. 2017-18
g. 2018-19

(Where possible please breakdown the figures by hospital site)
 
Answer To Question 2:
Non Physical
2008-09 106
2013-14 244
2014-15 215
2015-16 118
2016-17 116
2017-18 69
2018-19 114
 
Question Number 3:
Please detail the Trust’s expenditure (or budgeted expenditure) for security on site in the following financial years. Where this is a mixture of staff and external contractors please provide separate figures if possible.

a. 2008-09
b. 2013-14
c. 2018-19
 
Answer To Question 3:
This information will not be provided, to do so would compromise the security of the Trust. An exemption has been applied to this question under section 38 (Health and Safety) of the Freedom of Information act, please see attached Refusal Notice.
 
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