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Convictions related to violence

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested on 18 March 2019:

I am sending a Freedom of Information Request to your trust about the numbers of assaults on NHS staff. Please answer the following questions in order, until the time or cost limit has been reached:

Could you please provide the number of convictions related to violence, abuse and aggression committed towards NHS staff in clinical settings for each of the following time periods (which are listed in priority):

  • 2017-2018
  • 2018-2019 (or up until the most recent month)
  • 2016-2017
  • 2015-2016
  • 2014-2015

Could you please provide the number of proceedings initiated in relation to violence, abuse and aggression committed towards NHS staff in clinical settings for each of the following time periods, (which are listed in priority):

  • 2017-2018
  • 2018-2019 (or up until the most recent month)
  • 2016-2017
  • 2015-2016
  • 2014-2015

If available, could you please breakdown the data for questions 1 and 2 by the type of charges or convictions (assault, GBH, ABH etc.) against perpetrators of abuse and assault against NHS staff in clinical settings – and if available, under which legislation this was.

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