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Assaults on staff and patients in in-house mental health facilities

Mike Overthrow made this Freedom of Information request to North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust,

Please could you provide me with details of the following incidents that occurred in in-patient mental health 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 in-patient mental health facilities managed by your Trust each year. Preferably broken down by type of assault e.g. physical/verbal etc
2. Total number of reported patient on patient assaults in in-patient mental health facilities managed by your Trust each year. Preferably broken down by type of assault e.g. physical/verbal etc
3. Number of reported arson attempts / deliberately started fires in in-patient mental health facilities managed by your Trust each year
4. Number of reported assaults that included a weapon (knife, razor blade, needle etc) in in-patient mental health facilities managed by your Trust each year
5. Total amount paid in compensation by the Trust as a result of reported assaults by patients at in-patient mental health facilities managed by your trust each year.

Yours faithfully,

Mike Overthrow

Wright Terri (RLY) NSCHT, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Dear Mike.

Please accept this as acknowledgement of receipt of your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We are processing your request and a response is due to you by 8th March 2018 in accordance with the 20 working days deadline stipulated by the Act.

Kind Regards

Terri Wright
Executive Support Secretary
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Lawton House
Bellringer Road
Trentham Lakes
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire, ST4 8HH

Tel: 0300 123 1535 EXT: 1380

Website: www.combined.nhs.uk

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Wright Terri (RLY) NSCHT, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

 

Dear Mike ,

 

Further to your recent FOI request, I am writing to apologise for the
delay in responding and to advise that a response is currently being
finalised.

 

 

Kind Regards

 

Terri Wright

Executive Support Secretary

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Lawton House

Bellringer Road

Trentham Lakes

Stoke-on-Trent

Staffordshire, ST4 8HH

 

Tel: 0300 123 1535 EXT: 1380

 

Website: [1]www.combined.nhs.uk

 

Follow us on Twitter [2]@CombinedNHS

Follow us on Facebook [3]here

 

 

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Wilkinson LisaM (RLY) NSCHT, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear Mark

 

Please find attached a response to your FOI

 

Sincere apologies for the delay

 

Many thanks

 

Lisa Wilkinson

Corporate Governance Manager / Assistant Trust Board Secretary

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Lawton House, Bellringer Road, Trentham Lakes South

Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8HH

 

Telephone: 0300 123 1535 extension 2030

Internal extension: FN 2030

 

Website: [1]www.combined.nhs.uk

 

Follow us on Twitter [2]@CombinedNHS

Follow us on Facebook [3]here

 

 

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