Use of restraint in mental health facilities

elizabeth thomson made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Western Isles NHS Board as part of a batch sent to 11 authorities

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elizabeth thomson

Dear Information Officer,

I would like to make a request under FOISA.

1. How often have physical restraints used on mental health patients in mental health facilities been recorded as 'adverse events' in each of the past four years? I would prefer this information broken down by facility and year. (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)

2. How many injuries (of mental health patients in mental health facilities) have been recorded as a result of restraint in each of the past 4 years? I would prefer this information broken down by facility and year. (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)

3. How many deaths (of mental health patients in mental health facilities) have been recorded as a result of restraint in each of the past 4 years? I would prefer this information broken down by facility and year. (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)

Yours faithfully,

elizabeth thomson

Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES), Western Isles NHS Board

Please accept this email as confirmation that NHS Western Isles has received your FOI request below.
Regards,
Tina

NHS Western Isles / 37 South Beach Street / Stornoway / Isle of Lewis / HS1 2BB
[email address] / Tel: 01851 708031 / Fax: 01851 702036

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From: elizabeth thomson <[FOI #524877 email]>
Sent: 08 October 2018 12:55
To: Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Use of restraint in mental health facilities

Dear Information Officer,

I would like to make a request under FOISA.

1. How often have physical restraints used on mental health patients in mental health facilities been recorded as 'adverse events' in each of the past four years? I would prefer this information broken down by facility and year. (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)

2. How many injuries (of mental health patients in mental health facilities) have been recorded as a result of restraint in each of the past 4 years? I would prefer this information broken down by facility and year. (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)

3. How many deaths (of mental health patients in mental health facilities) have been recorded as a result of restraint in each of the past 4 years? I would prefer this information broken down by facility and year. (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)

Yours faithfully,

elizabeth thomson

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Dear Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES),

The response to my request is now long overdue, can i ask when i can expect to receive it?

Yours sincerely,

elizabeth thomson

Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES), Western Isles NHS Board

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Dear Ms Thomson

Please find attached NHS Western Isles response to your FOI request below. Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to you.

Kind regards
Tina

NHS Western Isles / 37 South Beach Street / Stornoway / Isle of Lewis / HS1 2BB
[email address] / Tel: 01851 708031 / Fax: 01851 702036

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From: elizabeth thomson <[FOI #524877 email]>
Sent: 17 December 2018 11:48
To: Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES)
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information request - Use of restraint in mental health facilities

Dear Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES),

The response to my request is now long overdue, can i ask when i can expect to receive it?

Yours sincerely,

elizabeth thomson

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir