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

Mike Overthrow made this Freedom of Information request to Priory Group Limited

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Dear Priory Group Limited,

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 (preferably by calendar year, if possible):

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

Matthew Dillon, Priory Group Limited

Dear Mr Overthrow

 

Your query has been forwarded to me to respond to.

 

As I am sure you are aware, the Freedom of Information Act, 2000 requires
public authorities to respond to requests from members of the public for
information which it holds.  For the purposes of the Act, the Priory Group
is not a public authority and, as such, I am afraid that we are not able
to provide the information which you have requested.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Matthew Dillon

Solicitor

Priory Group

 

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