Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board

Claire Wilde made this Freedom of Information request to Orkney NHS Board as part of a batch sent to 324 authorities

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Dear Orkney NHS Board,

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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FOI Request - Acknowledgement of Receipt

I hereby acknowledge receipt of the request below:
Reference number allocated to this request:
202021-332 (Please quote this reference number in any future correspondence relating to this request.)
The official date of your request is:
22/01/2021
A response should be sent to your request no later than:
22/02/2021
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NHS Orkney
The Balfour
Foreland Road
Kirkwall
KW15 1NZ

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Dear Ms. Wilde,

Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information request from NHS Orkney.

Kind regards,
Diane

Diane Smith
Freedom of Information Officer
NHS Orkney
The Balfour
Foreland Road
Kirkwall
KW15 1NZ

Telephone Number: 01856 888220
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