Number of assaults in your facilities between 2011 and 2018

Mike Overthrow made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

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Dear Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership 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 (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

Dear Sir / Madam,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Thank you for your request for information under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which we received on 13th March 2018. As per section 10 of the Act, you can expect a reply no later than 20 working days from this date.

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If any further assistance in this matter is required, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely,

Nicola Derry
Corporate Governance Support Officer (Temporary)
Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Email: [email address]

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust
Trust HQ
Trafalgar House, 2nd Floor
47-49 King Street
Dudley, DY2 8PS

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Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

1 Atodiad

Dear Sir/Madam,

             

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which we received on
30th January 2018. 

             

Please find detailed below your original questions with our answers under
each question marked in blue.

 

 

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

 

 

  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Physical Assault – Patient On
Staff 227 220 308 307 312 293 295 55
Physical Assault - Patient On
Patient 105 92 97 109 168 151 200 54
Fire - Arson 3 5 3 3 2 4 2 0
Assaults using a weapon 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0

 

 

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

 

Year Total  
2011 £644.43  
2012 £273.00  
2013 £0.00  
2014 £29.55  
2015 £472.00  
2016 £733.40  
2017 £0.00  
2018 £0.00  
£2,152.38  

 

 

If you have any queries or concerns regarding the response we have
provided then please contact me. 

           

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request please contact
Rupert Davies, Director of Finance, Performance and IM&T on 01384 3245111
or email [1][email address]

             

You can also refer to the Information Commissioner at:

           

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545700

[2]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

             

Your request has now been closed.

           

Regards,

 

 

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Nicola Derry

Corporate Governance Support Officer (Temporary)

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

               

Email:  [email address]

 

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust

Trust HQ

Trafalgar House, 2^nd Floor

47-49 King Street

Dudley, DY2 8PS

 

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