Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board

Claire Wilde made this Freedom of Information request to Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust as part of a batch sent to 324 authorities

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Dear Birmingham Women's and Children's 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

FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (BIRMINGHAM WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Wilde
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From: Claire Wilde <[FOI #720629 email]>
Sent: 22 January 2021 10:55
To: FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (BIRMINGHAM WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S NHS FOUNDATION
TRUST) <[Birmingham Women&#39;s and Children&#39;s NHS Foundation Trust request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Domestic Violence by NHS trust
and board
 
Dear Birmingham Women&#39;s and Children&#39;s 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

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FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (BIRMINGHAM WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

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Yours sincerely
 
FOI Lead/Publication Scheme Co-ordinator
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From: Claire Wilde <[FOI #720629 email]>
Sent: 22 January 2021 10:55
To: FREEDOMOFINFORMATION (BIRMINGHAM WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S NHS FOUNDATION
TRUST) <[Birmingham Women&#39;s and Children&#39;s NHS Foundation Trust request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Domestic Violence by NHS trust
and board
 
Dear Birmingham Women&#39;s and Children&#39;s 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

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[FOI #720629 email]

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