Domestic Violence by NHS trust and board

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Camden and Islington 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

Information, Freedom, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

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Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

3rd Floor, Room 3/25, West Wing

St Pancras Hospital

4 St Pancras Way

London

NW1 0PE

 

                                               

  E-mail: [1][Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust request email]

  [2][email address]

Online: [3]www.candi.nhs.uk                       

Telephone: +44(0)20 3317 7100

 

Reference number: FOI 2021-259

 

Claire Wilde

[4][FOI #720643 email]

 

25^th January 2021

 

Dear MS C Wilde,

 

Freedom of Information Request – Acknowledgement

Thank you for your email.

We acknowledge your request for information received on 22^nd January
2021.

Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate team or service holding
the information.

If the information you are seeking exists, and we are not prevented from
releasing it by an exemption, Camden and Islington Foundation Trust aim to
provide you with the information within 20 working days from receipt of
your request.

Please quote the reference number shown above in any future
correspondence.

Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Team

 

E-mail:        [5][email address]

Online:       [6]www.candi.nhs.uk                      

 

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

3^rd Floor, Room 3/25, West Wing, St Pancras Hospital

4 St Pancras Way, London NW1 0PE

 

 

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Dear Information, Freedom,

I am just writing to ask for an update on this FOI as a response is now overdue.

Yours sincerely,

Harriet Clugston

Information, Freedom, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms C Wilde,

 

Thank you for your patience.

 

Due to the outbreak of the Corona Virus and the steps Camden and Islington
NHS Foundation Trust are taking to adhere to Governmental guidelines, the
Trust have been unable to respond to you request within the timeframes
stipulated within the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

We have yet to receive all information to respond to your request,
therefore, I hope to provide a final response to your request as soon as
we have all the relevant information.

If you would like to discuss your request please feel free to email the
Trust’s Freedom of Information mailbox as above, otherwise I shall keep
you updated.

 

Kind regards,

 

Information Governance Team

 

E-mail:        [1][email address]

Online:       [2]www.candi.nhs.uk                      

 

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

3^rd Floor, Room 3/25, West Wing, St Pancras Hospital

4 St Pancras Way, London NW1 0PE

 

 

 

 

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Information, Freedom, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms C. Wilde,

Please find attached response to your email.

Kind regards
Information Governance Team

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