Assault claims (FOI_6346)

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management Cause: Assault, Etc By Hospital Staff, Injured By Another Patient

The following information was requested:

Could you please supply the following information for the applicable time periods [between 1st April to 31st March for each of the finncial years 2013-14 to 2017-18].

  1. How many claims for personal injury have been submitted by members of NHS staff within Trusts [include both substantive, bank, honoury, PFI, or agency personnel] wherein the injury/harm caused was as a result of any alleged attack/assault/violent act, perpetrated by a patient/visitor/patients relative, or other service user.
  2. What was the total value of any claims made during each of the aforementioned periods and for the aforementioned reasons [as set out in Q1].
  3. What was the total value of any claims settled during each of the aforementioned periods and for the aforementioned reasons [as set out in Q1].
  4. What was the total value of any claims outstanding during each of the aforementioned periods and for the aforementioned reasons [as set out in Q1].
  5. How many claims for personal injury have been submitted by patients/visitors/patients relative, or other service user wherein the injury/harm caused was as a result of any alleged attack/assault/violent act, perpetrated by a member of NHS staff [include both substantive, bank, honoury, PFI or agency personnel].
  6. What was the total value of any claims made during each of the aforementioned periods and for the aforementioned reasons [as set out in Q5].
  7. What was the total value of any claims settled during each of the aforementioned periods and for the aforementioned reasons [as set out in Q5].
  8. What was the total value of any claims outstanding during each of the aforementioned periods and for the aforementioned reasons [as set out in Q5].

Page last updated on: