Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_6481

Date Request Received: 18/02/2022 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 03/03/2022 00:00:00

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Request Summary: episodes of violence against staff

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
The number of reports registered to this Trust in each calendar year between 2015 - 2021 of physical violence and/or verbal abuse committed by patients or members of the public within this Trust’s premises against individuals employed at this Trust
Please break down each calendar year into:
Reports of Physical Violence
Reports of Verbal Abuse (that did not entail physical violence)
Total Number of reports of verbal abuse and/or physical violence (if not available separately)
Answer To Question 1:
We can’t separate member of the public (visitor) verbal and physical violence, so have given a total figure for all categories.

Year Total
2015 107
2016 107
2017 90
2018 99
2019 141
2020 190
2021 196

Question Number 2:
Please confirm the number of Full Time Equivalent individuals employed at this Trust in each calendar year between 2015 - 2021
Answer To Question 2:
Date FTE
2015 2,750.79
2016 2,839.62
2017 2,886.79
2018 2,942.56
2019 3,071.69
2020 3,305.48
2021 3,439.71
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