Case Number 4680
Request Date 22/03/2016
Completion Date 07/04/2016 

 

Details of the Request

I would like to gain accurate figures on reported physical assaults against staff in and around the hospital and the type of assault committed please for 2015 / 16

Further I would like to gain contact details for:

  • LSMS
  • Security Manager
  • Health & Safety Manager

 

Details of the Response

1. I would like to gain accurate figures on

a) reported physical assaults against staff in and around the hospital and

There were 49 reported physical assaults against staff in 2015/16.

 

b) the type of assault committed please for 2015 / 16

Staff assaults 2015-16:

  • Patient slapped member of staff on left cheek.
  • Patient hit staff with walking stick.
  • Patient pulled HCA right arm and twisted it.
  • Patient punched member of staff in abdomen.
  • Patient punched member of staff on lips causing bleeding.
  • Patient was kicking, biting, punching and spitting at staff.
  • Patient threw hot tea over staff member.
  • Patient punched member of staff in stomach.
  • Patient punched member of staff on left side of body.
  • Patient scratched member of staff.
  • Patient head butted HCA on nose.
  • Patient punched nurse on left wrist.
  • Patient shut door on staff member's arm.
  • Patient grabbed HCA's arms shaking them.
  • Patient punched staff member's right arm.
  • Patient punched staff member on right breast.
  • Patient punched staff member in stomach.
  • Patient punched and kicked nurse.
  • Patient pulled hair of nurse.
  • Patient struck nurse in the chest.
  • Patient scratched staff member's arms causing bleeding.
  • Patient grabbed nurse's hand causing abrasion.
  • Patient punched staff member in stomach.
  • Patient pushed HCA backwards causing a fall.
  • Patient punched staff member in right eye.
  • Patient punched staff member on the arm.
  • Patient hit staff member in ribs.
  • Patient slapped staff member on the face.
  • Patient hit staff member on the back.
  • Patient hit member of staff on right arm.
  • Patient hit HCA on right shoulder with a book.
  • Patient punched staff member on the nose.
  • Patient punched staff member on left cheek.
  • Patient punched HCA on the chest.
  • Patient punched member of staff onleft side of face.
  • Patient hit doctor on the arm.
  • Patient kicked staff member in stomach.
  • Patient punched member of staff in stomach.
  • Patient grabbed and scratched HCA's arms.
  • Patient hit HCA in chest and right arm.
  • Patient attacked doctor, pulling out hair and hitting her.
  • Patient punched member of staff with left fist.
  • Patient's father poked MCA on shoulder.
  • Patient forced member of staff backwards onto bed.
  • Patient threw monitor at member of staff
  • Patient pushed member of staff.
  • Patient pushed member of staff.
  • Patient threw catheter bag at member of staff hitting stomach.
  • Patient's wife grabbed staff member's right arm.

 

2. Further I would like to gain contact details for:

Security Manager/LSMS

Mark Ball
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Health and Safety Manager/LSMS

Colin Matthew
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