Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board

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

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Dear University Hospitals Dorset 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

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Clugston,

Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

Your request was received by us on 22/01/2021 and has been logged in our
system with the reference number FOI/IG/7319. The Trust has 20 working
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On 01 October 2020, University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust was
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Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Officer
The Information Governance Department
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 0300 019 4932/2866/2542

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Dear University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust,

I am just writing to ask for an update on the status of this request as it is now overdue.

Yours faithfully,

Harriet Clugston

FOI, University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Harriet Clugston

 

We apologise for the delay in providing a response to your request. We are
now in the final stages of compiling your response and once this is
completed will be in touch to provide this.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Freedom Of Information

 

Information Governance Department – Bournemouth Site

University Hospitals Dorset

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University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Harriet Clugston,

We apologise for the delay in providing a response to your request.

Please see the attached information in response to your request received
by us on 22/01/2021. Any exemptions applied to this request are indicated
as appropriate/applicable.

We trust that this satisfactorily responds to your request however, if you
feel it necessary, you do have the right of appeal against the response
that we have provided. In the first instance, you should direct your
complaint to our Information Governance Manager using the contact details
provided below. If our internal complaints process does not resolve your
concerns, you may also then submit a complaint to the Information
Commissioner's Office either by post to Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF or by telephone on 0303 123 1113. You can also
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Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Officer
The Information Governance Department
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 0300 019 4932/2866/2542
Email: [email address]

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