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

Mike Overthrow made this Freedom of Information request to Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear Nottinghamshire 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

FOI (Freedom of Information), Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

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Information Officer

Freedom of Information

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

The Resource

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Nottingham

NG3 6AA

 

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Dear Mr Overthrow

 

Re:  Decision Notice under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Act
2000

 

Thank you for your recent request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act as below

 

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.

 

 

Duty to confirm or deny

 

 

I can confirm that the information requested is held by the Trust

 

 

Response to the information requested

 

Please see our answer to your questions attached in Appendix 1.

 

 

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Many thanks,

Regards

 

 

Information Officer

Freedom of Information

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

The Resource

Duncan Macmillan House

Porchester Road

Nottingham

NG3 6AA

 

Extension: 10213

Direct Dial: 0115 9934513

 

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