Patient Physical Assaults on staff

Requested by: | Response provided: 2018-06-22
Category: Harm to Staff

I write in response to your Official Information Act request dated 31 May 2018. You requested the following information:

 The number of assaults of hospital staff by patients reported to the DHB over the last five years.

  • If this could please be broken down into number of cases each year for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.
  • The number of these assaults that were then reported to the police.
  • The types of assaults these were. These do not need to be broken down into how many of each, but just a list of the types of assault.

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