Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5852

Date Request Received: 24/09/2020 13:25:02

Date Request Replied To: 06/10/2020 10:27:53

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Request Summary: Staff physically attacked while or after doing their job during the Coronavirus pandemic

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
The number of staff working at the {Public Authority}} who have been physically attacked while or after doing their job during the Coronavirus pandemic. This should be from the 1 April to the date of your reply. If possible, this dataset should also disclose the job of the person in question who was attacked. If any more information which you feel is relevant to the attack is available, it would be great if that could be disclosed in the dataset as well.
Answer To Question 1:
There have been 55 occasions between 1st April and 28th September 2020 where a member of staff have been abused by a patient.

The following staff categories were involved in the incidents:
Site Co-ordinator
Assistant Practitioners
Sisters or Charge Nurses
Staff Nurses
Nursing/Healthcare Assistants
Question Number 2:
The amount of hand sanitiser which has been stolen from your authority in the same time period. Again, this should be divided into the month when these thefts were recorded.
Answer To Question 2:
No hand sanitisers have been stolen from the Trust between 1st April and 28th September 2020.
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