Case Number 3645
Request Date 30/05/2014
Completion Date 11/06/2014

 

Details of the Request

How many staff members have been assaulted while on duty between January 2009 to December 2013.

Please state the role of the staff member e.g doctor / nurse, whether they required time off work, whether they required medical treatment, and where the incident took place, such as the name of the hospital and the department.

Please break it down by calendar year.

 

Details of the Response

How many staff members have been assaulted while on duty between January 2009 to December 2013.

The number of incidents where assaults on staff were recorded are shown below. This does not necessarily equate to the number of staff assaulted as there may be more than one member of staff involved in one incident or a member of staff may have been involved in more than one incident.

  • 2009 - 138
  • 2010 - 72
  • 2011 - 75
  • 2012 - 84
  • 2013 - 84

 

Please state the role of the staff member e.g doctor / nurse, whether they required time off work, whether they required medical treatment, and where the incident took place, such as the name of the hospital and the department.

The Trust holds the requested information, but considers it is exempt under section 12 of the Act, as the cost of compliance is estimated to exceed the appropriate limit.