Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board

Claire Wilde made this Freedom of Information request to Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 324 authorities

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Dear Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for information relating to your activities with regards to domestic violence.

Could you please tell me:

Do you provide access to an Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor?

If yes, do you provide access to an IDAA at every hospital site?

Do you employ a domestic abuse specialist nurse?

If yes, do you employ a domestic abuse specialist nurse at every hospital site?

Do you have a Domestic Abuse policy?

If yes, please provide a copy.

Do you produce an annual safeguarding report on domestic abuse?

Do you conduct internal audits to ensure compliance to the domestic abuse policy?

Have you conducted training for staff on domestic abuse in the last 12 months. If no, in the last 24 months?

How many domestic abuse, stalking and harassment (DASH) risk assessments were completed by the trust/health board in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?

How many domestic abuse, stalking and harassment (DASH) referrals were made by the trust/health board to a Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?

Please provide the data for the last two parts of my request in a spreadsheet format.

Please do let me know if I need to amend or clarify my request in any way.

Yours faithfully,

Harriet Clugston

Burnett Donna (RC9) Luton & Dunstable Hospital FT, Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Sent to FOI today for you.

Donna Burnett
Trust Board Secretary
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 07812 493447
Visit: www.bedfordshirehospitals.nhs.uk

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FOIBEDFORDSHIREHOSPITALS (BEDFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST),

 

 

Dear Ms Wilde, 

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request under the Freedom of Information
(FOI) Act, and you can expect the Trust’s response on or by 29/02/2020. 

 

 

Yours sincerely, 

 

IG/FOI Coordinator 

 

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Kempston Rd | Bedford | MK42 9DJ 

 

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From: FOI <[email address]>
Sent: Friday, January 22, 2021 10:55 AM
To: FOIBEDFORDSHIREHOSPITALS (BEDFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST)
<[email address]>
Subject: FW: Freedom of Information request - Domestic Violence by NHS
trust and board
 

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From: Claire Wilde
Sent: 22 January 2021 10:55:42 (UTC+00:00) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon,
London
To: FOI
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Domestic Violence by NHS trust
and board

Dear Bedford Hospital,

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for
information relating to your activities with regards to domestic violence.

Could you please tell me:

Do you provide access to an Independent Domestic Abuse Advisor?

If yes, do you provide access to an IDAA at every hospital site?

Do you employ a domestic abuse specialist nurse?

If yes, do you employ a domestic abuse specialist nurse at every hospital
site?

Do you have a Domestic Abuse policy?

If yes, please provide a copy.

Do you produce an annual safeguarding report on domestic abuse?

Do you conduct internal audits to ensure compliance to the domestic abuse
policy?

Have you conducted training for staff on domestic abuse in the last 12
months. If no, in the last 24 months?

How many domestic abuse, stalking and harassment (DASH) risk assessments
were completed by the trust/health board in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and
2020?

How many domestic abuse, stalking and harassment (DASH) referrals were
made by the trust/health board to a Multi-Agency Risk Assessment
Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020?

Please provide the data for the last two parts of my request in a
spreadsheet format.

Please do let me know if I need to amend or clarify my request in any way.

Yours faithfully,

Harriet Clugston

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FOIBEDFORDSHIREHOSPITALS (BEDFORD HOSPITAL NHS TRUST),

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Dear Sir/Madam,
Please find attached a response to your FOI Request. Please also accept
our apologies for the delay.
Regards,
FOI

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