Case Number 4619
Request Date 09/02/2016
Completion Date 07/03/2016

 

Details of the Request

I would like to request the following information for your trust for each of the last five years:

 

1. How many patients have been physically restrained by hospital security staff

a. Please list a breakdown of the reasons why

 

2. How many patients with a learning disability have been physically restrained by hospital security staff

a. Please list a breakdown of the reasons why

 

3. How many times have the police been called because of the behaviour of a patient

a. Please list a breakdown of the reasons why

b. Please outline what action was taken by the police

 

4. How many times have the police been called because of the behaviour of a patient with a learning disability

a. Please list a breakdown of the reasons why

b. Please outline what action was taken by the police

 

Details of the Response

1. How many patients have been physically restrained by hospital security staff

  • 2011 - 0
  • 2012 - 1
  • 2013 - 5
  • 2014 - 2
  • 2015 - 2

In all cases restraint was used following an attack on clinical staff to prevent further injuries.

 

2. How many patients with a learning disability have been physically restrained by hospital security staff

The Trust does not hold this information.

 

3. How many times have the police been called because of the behaviour of a patient

The Trust does not hold this information.

 

4. How many times have the police been called because of the behaviour of a patient with a learning disability

The Trust does not hold this information.