Patients Physically Restrained

I would like to request the following information for your trust for each of the last five years:

1. How many patients have been physically restrained by hospital security staff
a. Please list a breakdown of the reasons why
The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RSCH) has no recorded incidents of patients physically restrained by hospital security staff in the last five years.

2. How many patients with a learning disability have been physically restrained by hospital security staff
a. Please list a breakdown of the reasons why
The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RSCH) has no recorded incidents of patients with a learning disability physically restrained by hospital security staff in the last five years.

3. How many times have the police been called because of the behaviour of a patient
Information in relation to this question is only held from 2013. Police have been called to RSCH because of behaviour of patient:

• 2013 – 13 times
• 2014 – 42 times
• 2015 – 29 times

a. Please list a breakdown of the reasons why
RSCH does not hold the information requested in such a manner and would require each incident being reviewed to determine a single classification category.

b. Please outline what action was taken by the police
RSCH does not record this information.

4. How many times have the police been called because of the behaviour of a patient with a learning disability
a. Please list a breakdown of the reasons why
b. Please outline what action was taken by the police
RSCH does not record this information.

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