Number of assaults in your facilities between 2011 and 2018

Mike Overthrow made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust

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Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust,

Please could you provide me with details of the following incidents that occurred in facilities managed by your trust on an annual basis, broken down by year from 2011 to 2018:

• Total number of reported patient on staff assaults in facilities managed by your Trust each year
• Total number of reported patient on patient assaults in facilities managed by your Trust each year
• Number of reported arson attempts / deliberately started fires in facilities managed by your Trust each year
• Number of reported assaults that included a weapon (knife, razor blade, needle etc) in facilities managed by your Trust each year
Total amount paid in compensation by the Trust as a result of reported assaults by patients at facilities managed by your trust each year.

Yours faithfully,

Mike Overthrow

FOI-Requests,

Dear Mike

Thank you for your emailed request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). This will now be considered and a response made to you promptly and within 20 working days of receipt.

Kind regards

Regards
John

John Hughes
Information Governance Manager
T: 020 3513 6184
E: [email address]
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust Building 14, Springfield University Hospital
61 Glenburnie Road, London SW17 7DJ

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Hughes, John,

Dear Mr Overthrow
 
I am writing in response to your recent request under FOIA as follows:
 
Please could you provide me with details of the following incidents that
occurred in facilities managed by your trust on an annual basis, broken
down by year from 2011 to 2018:
 

 1. Total number of reported patient on staff assaults in facilities
managed by your Trust each year

See below

 2. Total number of reported patient on patient assaults in facilities
managed by your Trust each year

 

2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Patient on Staff 574 433 388 448 581 581 534
Patient on Patient 202 159 202 310 421 449 309

 

 3. Number of reported arson attempts / deliberately started fires in
facilities managed by your Trust each year

 

2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
Fire on Trust 5 15 7 15 15 2 17
Property – Arson

 

 4. Number of reported assaults that included a weapon (knife, razor
blade, needle etc)  in facilities managed by your Trust each year.

We do not hold this information  - details of whether a weapon was
involved is not part of our central reporting process.

 5. Total amount paid in compensation by the Trust as a result of reported
assaults by patients at facilities managed by your trust each year.

We do not hold this information – compensation payments are processed by
the NHS Litigation Authority. Please refer to their website which has a
section dedicated to providing data under the Freedom of Information Act
2000:  [1]http://www.nhsla.com/OtherServices/Pages...
 
I hope that this response satisfies your request in full. However if you
are not satisfied and need to correspond further regarding this request,
you may appeal by setting out your concerns in writing for the attention
of myself and the Information Governance Manager. Please ensure that the
reference number that appears in the subject line above is quoted to make
it easier for the team to deal further with your correspondence. In the
event that you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of any appeal, you
have the right to appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO),
although they will expect you to exhaust the Trust’s internal complaints
policy before they will consider a case.  For further details see: 
[2]www.ico.gov.uk
Kind regards
 
John Hughes
Information Governance Manager
T: 020 3513 6184
E: [3][email address]
A: Information Services - IM&T Department
 
    South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust
    Newton Building (Entrance 2/11),
    Springfield University Hospital
    61 Glenburnie Road, London SW17 7DJ
    London SW17 7DJ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
John Hughes
Information Governance Manager
T: 020 3513 6184
E: [4][email address]
South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust Building 14,
Springfield University Hospital
61 Glenburnie Road, London SW17 7DJ
 
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