Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5293

Date Request Received: 13/09/2019 14:56:59

Date Request Replied To: 11/10/2019 13:55:28

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Request Summary: Violent incidents against staff

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Please can you tell me how many violent incidents against staff at the trust's A&E departments have been recorded each year over the past five years.

Please include the nature of the violence (e.g. verbal, physical), whether the police were called and what action was taken against the perpetrator.
Answer To Question 1:
Please see results attached.
On 11 occasions the police attended for arrest & removal Sept 2018 - 2019.
Unfortunately we are unable to provide information regarding police being called pre Sept 2018.
We do not hold information on the outcomes from policy being called.Abuse of staff in ED FOI 5293.pdf
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