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Physical assaults against NHS staff

Freedom of information request details

FOI request date:

Service: Claims Management

The following information was requested on:

The questions are also in order of importance, if answering these questions is likely to exceed the cost and time limit for responding to an FOI please answer them in order until these limits have been met. I would like to request the following:

  • The number of successful claims relating to physical assaults against NHS staff made in each of the last five years: 2018-2019 (or up until the most recent month), 2017-2018, 2016-2017, 2015-2016.
  • The number of claims initiated in relation to physical assaults against NHS staff made in each of the last five years: 2018-2019 (or up until the most recent month), 2017-2018, 2016-2017, 2015-2016.
  • The total amount of damages (in pounds) paid out in relations to physical assaults against NHS staff made in each of the last five years: 2018-2019 (or up until the most recent month), 2017-2018, 2016-2017, 2015-2016.

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