1. The total amount spent by your trust on private security during:
a) 2013/14 – Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust did not record this information centrally and therefore the collation of this data would take in excess of the time frame specified under Section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act.
b) 2014/15 – £180, 345.64
c) 2015/16 – £ 181, 055.44
d) 2016/17 – £147.965.24 (Only fixed cost available. This fixed cost is the same in previous years. Variable costs of approx. £33k not available)
2. The total number of assaults on NHS staff during: Complete data only collated from January 2016 onwards. Previously Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust only recorded physical assaults as required by NHS protect.
a) 2013/14 – 69
b) 2014/15 – 36
c) 2015/16 – 56
d) 2016/17 (data available only for 2016 calendar year) – 2016 – 75
3 a) Does your trust currently pay for private security? Yes
b) If yes, please name the site(s) they cover Main Hospital Estate