REGIONAL HEALTH STAFF —
1446. Hon JACQUI BOYDELL to the parliamentary secretary
representing the Minister for Health:
I refer to assaults on staff in
regional healthcare settings, namely Karratha Health Campus, Hedland Health
Campus and Kalgoorlie Health Campus.
(1) How many assaults have taken
place in each individual location from 1 July this year to date?
(2) For (1),
please identify whether assaults were against clinical staff; managerial staff;
security services; administration staff; or patients.
(3) How many times in the aforementioned instances were
police called to attend and assist?
(4) Please provide a breakdown of
assaults per month and for each individual location.
ALANNA CLOHESY replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
I have been advised by the WA
Country Health Service that further time is required to answer this question.
An answer will be provided by 5 December 2019.