Wednesday 28 February 2024
Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_7121

Internal Reference Number: FOI_7121

Date Request Received: 12/04/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 02/05/2023 00:00:00

This response was sent via: By Email

Request Summary: physical assaults on staff

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Notes:
• Assaults involving medical factors - the number of physical assaults where the perpetrator did not know what they were doing, or did not know what they were doing was wrong due to medical illness, mental ill health, severe learning disability or treatment administered, if noted.
• Restraint used - If in the course of a physical assault incident, the service user/patient had to be restrained - see: http://www.southernhealth.nhs.uk/EasySiteWeb/GatewayLink.aspx?alId=4203
• Seclusion used - If in the course of a physical assault incident, seclusion was used for the service user/patient - see: http://www.southernhealth.nhs.uk/EasySiteWeb/GatewayLink.aspx?alId=42033
• Reported Criminal Sanctions include but are not limited to: Cautions & Conditional Cautions, Community Rehabilitation or Punishment Orders, Conditional Discharges, Fines, Fixed Penalty Notices, Imprisonment (including suspended sentences) and Restorative Justice - as per https://www.eastamb.nhs.uk/Governance/disclosure-log/Health%20and%20Safety/FOI%20-%2014405%20Reported%20Physical%20Assaults%202015-16.pdf
• Reported Civil and Administrative Sanctions include but are not limited to: Acceptable Behaviour Agreements, Banning from Premises, Harassment Warning Issued, Injunction, Use of CJIA Powers, Violent Patient Scheme/History Marking Procedure and Warning Letters - as per https://www.eastamb.nhs.uk/Governance/disclosure-log/Health%20and%20Safety/FOI%20-%2014405%20Reported%20Physical%20Assaults%202015-16.pdf
• Suppression of small numbers - Previous ICO decision notices where a complaint was upheld in relation to Section 40: Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Barts Health NHS Trust



Q1 - The total number of physical assaults on staff recorded in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31)
 
Answer To Question 1:
122 incidents 2021-22
170 incidents 2022/23
 
Question Number 2:
The total number of physical assaults on staff recorded that involved medical factors in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31)
 
Answer To Question 2:
This data is not stored on datix so unable to answer
 
Question Number 3:
The total number of times physical injury to staff was recorded following physical assaults in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31). If possible, please break down the number of injuries reported by severe/major, moderate, and low/minor.
 
Answer To Question 3:
2021/22: 35 minor, 4 moderate, 1 major
2022/23: 54 minor, 9 moderate
 
Question Number 4:
The total number of times restraint was used on a service user/patient following a physical assault on staff in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31).
 
Answer To Question 4:
Information not held
 
Question Number 5:
The total number of times was seclusion used on a service user/patient following a physical assault on staff in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31).
 
Answer To Question 5:
Information not held
 
Question Number 6:
Total number of criminal sanctions applied in relation to physical assaults on staff in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31).
 
Answer To Question 6:
Information not held by Salisbury Foundation Trust, you would need to contact the police
 
Question Number 7:
Total number of civil and administrative sanctions applied in relation to physical assaults on staff in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31).
 
Answer To Question 7:
Zero
 
Question Number 8:
The total number of times intended police action in relation to physical assaults on staff was recorded as charge in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31)
 
Answer To Question 8:
Information not held by Salisbury Foundation Trust, you would need to contact the police
 
Question Number 9:
The total number of times intended police action in relation to physical assaults on staff was recorded as verbal warning in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31)
 
Answer To Question 9:
Information not held by Salisbury Foundation Trust, you would need to contact the police
 
Question Number 10:
The total number of times intended police action in relation to physical assaults on staff was recorded as no action in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31)
 
Answer To Question 10:
Information not held by Salisbury Foundation Trust, you would need to contact the police
 
Question Number 11:
The total number of times it was recorded that the victim did not want police to pursue the matter in relation to physical assaults on staff in 2021/22 and 2022/23 (financial years from April 1 to March 31)
 
Answer To Question 11:
Information not held by Salisbury Foundation Trust, you would need to contact the police
 
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