Assaults against nursing staff from 2013-2018

Siobhan Lehnhard made this Official Information request to Canterbury District Health Board

The request was partially successful.

From: Siobhan Lehnhard

Dear Canterbury District Health Board,

Please supply the following information under the [Official Information Act (OIA) / Local
Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA)]:

The total number of assaults against nurses by members of the public from 2013-2018.
How many assaults against nurses by members of the public, broken down by each year from 2013-2018.

So (x) total for 2013-2018
(x) total for 2013
(x) total for 2014
(x) total for 2015
(x) total for 2016
(x) total for 2017
(x) total for 2018

If you need any more information from me please let me know as soon as possible.
I understand that a decision on a request for information under the [OIA/LGOIMA] should be made within 20 working days of receiving that request.

Yours faithfully,

Siobhan Lehnhard

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From: Kathleen Smitheram
Canterbury District Health Board

Dear Siobhan
We have responded to several similar requests to yours over the past year, and all of these responses have been posted online.
https://www.cdhb.health.nz/about-us/docu...

Please review these responses and if you have any further questions please let us know as soon as possible.

Other Official Information Act request responses can be found at:

https://www.cdhb.health.nz/about-us/docu...

Kind regards
Kathleen Smitheram
Canterbury District Health Board and West Coast District Health Board
Official Information Act Co-ordinator, Planning and Funding
Level 2, 32 Oxford Terrace
PO Box 1600,
Christchurch 8140

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From: Siobhan Lehnhard

Dear Kathleen Smitheram,

Hi there! Thanks for your reply, Unfortunately I was not able to find the information I need among the OIA requests that have already been answered. I am requesting number of assaults each year against nursing staff only. The other requests that have been answered cover all staff with no differentiation in role.

If possible could I be provided with this information? I understand an electronic incident report system was only implemented in 2015, so I am happy to only have data from 2015-2018. As a reminder it was:

How many assaults against nurses by members of the public, broken down by each year from 2015-2018.

So (x) total for 2015-2018
(x) total for 2015
(x) total for 2016
(x) total for 2017
(x) total for 2018

Yours sincerely,

Siobhan Lehnhard

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