Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5993

Date Request Received: 13/01/2021 09:20:13

Date Request Replied To: 13/01/2021 14:25:36

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Request Summary: physical assaults against staff

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
How many physical assaults against NHS staff have been recorded since January 2018. I would like this information broken down by month, and then by department.
Answer To Question 1:
In total 306 by patient
3 by staff
please see attached spread sheet with breakdown

The visitor abuse to staff cannot be split between verbal or physical abuse.
FOI Physical Abuse of staff by staff or patient or visitor.xlsx
Please see attachments:
FOI Physical Abuse of staff by staff or patient or visitor.xlsx
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