Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board

Claire Wilde made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Bolton NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 327 authorities

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Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Bolton 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

Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

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Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Department

Informatics

Informatics Building

Opposite N Block

Royal Bolton Hospital

' 01204 390390 Ext 3982

8 [1][email address]

 

 

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Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Ref No:  2021-38

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you for your email dated 22^nd January 2021 requesting information
about Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board.

To proceed with your Freedom of Information Request please could you
clarify your name? We have noticed that the name associateed with the
email address differs from the name signing off the email. we cannot
proceed further until you provide the information.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Department

Informatics Building

Royal Bolton Hospital

' 01204 390861

8  [1][email address]

 

Our Bolton NHS Foundation Trust values
V O I C E
Vision Openess Integrity Compassion Excellence

 

Dear Bolton 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

 

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Dear Freedom of Information,

Apologies for the delay, I had not seen your response.

My name is Harriet Clugston, acting investigations editor at JPIMedia while Claire Wilde is on maternity leave. This was sent from the companies whatdotheyknow account.

Yours sincerely,

Harriet

Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

 

Please accept this as acknowledgement of receipt of your request for
information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. No further
acknowledgment will be sent.

 

Valid Freedom of Information Requests will receive a response within 20
working days. Please note:

 

- 20 working days will commence from the next working day following
receipt of your request

- Public holidays, Saturdays and Sundays are not classed as working days

 

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Department

Informatics

Informatics Building

Opposite N Block

Royal Bolton Hospital

' 01204 390390 Ext 3982

8 [1][email address]

 

 

Our Bolton NHS Foundation Trust values
V O I C E
Vision Openess Integrity Compassion Excellence

 

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Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

 

Please accept this as acknowledgement of receipt of your request for
information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. No further
acknowledgment will be sent.

 

Valid Freedom of Information Requests will receive a response within 20
working days.  Please note:

 

- 20 working days will commence from the next working day following
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Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Department

Informatics Building

Royal Bolton Hospital

' 01204 390861

8  [2][email address]

 

 

 

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Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

1 Atodiad

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

 

 

REF: 2021-136           

Subject: Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board       

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your email dated 10^th March 2021 where you requested
information about Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board.

The information you requested is enclosed.  

 

Please find information attached.

 

If you have any queries or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the
Freedom of Information Department. It would be helpful to quote the above
reference number in any future communication.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should write to The Chief Executive, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, The
Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Road, Farnworth, Bolton. BL4 0JR.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner. Generally the Information
Commissioner cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the
complaints procedure provided by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at The Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9
5AF.

 

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the Copyright
Design and Patents Act 1998. You are free to use it for your own purposes,
including any non-commercial research you are doing and for the purposes
of news reporting. Any other reuse, for example commercial publication
requires the permission of the Trust. You must ensure you gain the Trust
permission before reproducing any third party information.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Department

Informatics Building

Opposite N Block

Royal Bolton Hospital

' 01204 390861

8  [1][email address]

 

Our Bolton NHS Foundation Trust values
V O I C E
Vision Openess Integrity Compassion Excellence

 

 

 

 

 

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