Sexual Assaults in Hospitals

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-01-21
Session date: 
January 21, 2015
Reference: 
2015/0272
Question By: 
Joanne McCartney
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Recent figures show 141 alleged sexual assaults in Hospitals since 2011.  What action are you taking to ensure that hospital patients are safe from sexual assault and what advice and action has been given/taken by the Metropolitan Police in this regard? Please provide this information in an excel format.

Answer

Answer for Sexual Assaults in Hospitals

Answer for Sexual Assaults in Hospitals

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The MPS work closely with NHS Protect and the Mental Health Trusts across London to ensure the safety of individuals within healthcare settings. The MPS Sexual Offences, Expolitation and Child Abuse Command are meeting with key partners in early Febnruary to drive collective action relating to sexual assaults in care homes, hospitals and other care settings.