Planning and Funding
P O Box 1600,
Telephone: 0064 3 364 4130
Fax: 0064 3 364 4165
30 March 2016
Email: [FYI request #3797 email];
Clarification of Official Information Act request CDHB 9340
We refer to your email dated 22 March 2016 and received 23 March 2016 requesting the following information
under section 12 of the Official Information Act 1982.
I would like to know the figures around assault of staff members while working at the Canterbury District
Health Board, both physically and any reports of verbal abuse.
I would like figures from over the last year and any previous years to see if there has been an increase,
especially since the earthquakes.
Any particulars such as whether they were punched, scratched, spat at etc would be helpful if this
information is available.
Can you clarify point two for us please Charlie around which years you would like the information for apart from last