Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board

Claire Wilde made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 324 authorities

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Dear South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for information relating to your activities with regards to domestic violence.

Could you please tell me:

Do you provide access to an Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor?

If yes, do you provide access to an IDAA at every hospital site?

Do you employ a domestic abuse specialist nurse?

If yes, do you employ a domestic abuse specialist nurse at every hospital site?

Do you have a Domestic Abuse policy?

If yes, please provide a copy.

Do you produce an annual safeguarding report on domestic abuse?

Do you conduct internal audits to ensure compliance to the domestic abuse policy?

Have you conducted training for staff on domestic abuse in the last 12 months. If no, in the last 24 months?

How many domestic abuse, stalking and harassment (DASH) risk assessments were completed by the trust/health board in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?

How many domestic abuse, stalking and harassment (DASH) referrals were made by the trust/health board to a Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?

Please provide the data for the last two parts of my request in a spreadsheet format.

Please do let me know if I need to amend or clarify my request in any way.

Yours faithfully,

Harriet Clugston

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Good morning

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 which was dated the 22 January 2021 and received by
the Trust on the 22 January 2021

 

While we endeavour to respond to your FOI request in the usual timescales
we want to make you aware that responding to the current clinical priority
of Covid19 may mean at times we struggle to meet these timescales.

 

 

 

Your request will be processed within a maximum of twenty working days
from when we received your request unless otherwise informed.

 

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you if during the process to locate and supply the information it emerges
that we do not have sufficient detail to locate the information or we are
unclear exactly what it is you have requested.

 

If you need to contact me further regarding this request it would be
helpful if the reference number above could be quoted in any future
communications. 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Emma Young

Information Governance Specialist

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291 Ex55732

 

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Dear foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

I'm just writing to ask for an update on this request as it is now overdue.

Yours sincerely,

Harriet Clugston

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Good afternoon

 

Request for Information – Ref 6826

With reference to your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 please find attached a response on behalf of South
Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

 

If for any reason you are not satisfied with the information that we have
provided or you feel we have dealt with your request unfairly, you have a
right to complain or request an internal review.  Please send your
complaint or request for internal review by email to
[1][South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email] by post to: The Head of Information Governance
& Data Protection Officer, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The
James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW 

 

Internal reviews will be accepted within 40 working days from the date of
the Trusts initial response to you. 

 

If you are still not satisfied, further information about your right to
complain under Section 50  of the Freedom of Information Act is available
from the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AFand on The Information Commissioner’s website
[2]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

 

 

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Information Regulations 2005 by contacting the Head of Information
Governance using the email address above .

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Emma Young

Information Governance Specialist

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291 Ex55732

 

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foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Good afternoon

Just sent your response, sorry for the delay

Thanks
Emma

Emma Young

Information Governance Specialist
I The Murray Building,
The James Cook University Hospital,
Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW
MM01642 854291 (Direct Line) – Ext 55732
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