08 May 2019
Siobhan Lehnhard [FYI request #10161 email] Re: Official Information Act
Dear Ms Lehnhard
I am responding on behalf of Hauora Tairāwhiti (Tairāwhiti DHB) to your OIA Request of 17 April
regarding assaults on nurses from 2013-2018. Our response to your request:
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
No data available - total for 2013
No data available- total for 2014
No data available -total for 2015
2 total for 2016
1 total for 2017
3 total for 2018
If you are not satisfied with this response you may contact the Office of the Ombudsmen, phone
0800 802 602.
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Tairāwhiti DHB website. Your personal/identifying information will be redacted from any
If you feel that there are good reasons why your response should not be made publicly available,
we will be happy to consider this.