FOI 7353 - Security Services

Date: 21 June 2022 to 21 June 2025

 

How many staff do you have in your organisation at 1stJanuary 2021?

What is the total number of patients you treated in your hospital/trust/organisation for:

Jan 2021 – Dec 2021

Jan 2022 – April 2022

 

How many security staff do you have working for your organisation as at January 2022? (figures only)

 

What is your total allocated budget for security staff in the year:

2021 

2022

 

Do your organisation outsource security staff to a third party

In 2021? (Yes/No)

In 2022? (Yes/No)

 

If you outsource your security services, when is the next bidding due?

What is the name and email address of the bidding staff?

Do you have your in-house security staff? Yes or No

Do you have a learning and development implementation plan and policy for your security staff?  Yes or No

If you do, can you kindly forward me a copy of the L&D policy/implementation plan for your security officers

How much do you pay per hour to your security guard? (figure only)

Does your security officers use restriction intervention or handcuffs to manage disruptive patient or staff? Yes or No

If they do, can you kindly share your security staff policy guideline on use of handcuff

Does your security staff have training on managing ‘bed watch patient’? Yes or No

Does your security staff have training on COVID19 Safety and Conflict Management? Yes or No

Can you provide me a copy of COVID19 training manual for your staff

Does your security officers use body cameras? Yes/No

Can you provide me with a copy of your policy for bodycam usage in your organisation/hospital/trust

What is the annual salary of your security staff? (figure only)

Do you pay living wage to your security officers? Yes/No

  • Request ID:
    7353
  • Category:
    Trust - Estates/facilities
  • Response:

    June 2022

    Freedom of Information Request: reference 7353

     

    Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

     

    The information you have requested is as follows:

    1. How many staff do you have in your organisation at 1stJanuary 2021?

    Date

    FTE

    Head count

    01/01/2021 00:00

    4052.21

    4551.00

    Grand Total

    4052.21

    4551.00

    1. What is the total number of patients you treated in your hospital/trust/organisation for:
    2. Jan 2021 – Dec 2021 Please see below inpatient and outpatient activity

    Activity Date

    Activity

    Jan-21

    42,223

    Feb-21

    43,046

    Mar-21

    51,165

    Apr-21

    48,978

    May-21

    49,741

    Jun-21

    55,145

    Jul-21

    54,268

    Aug-21

    51,922

    Sep-21

    54,810

    Oct-21

    52,573

    Nov-21

    56,824

    Dec-21

    49,917

    1. Jan 2022 – April 2022  Please see below inpatient and outpatient activity

    Activity Date

    Activity

    Jan-22

    51,945

    Feb-22

    51,561

    Mar-22

    58,641

    Apr-22

    50,252

    1. How many security staff do you have working for your organisation as at January 2022? (figures only)

    Date

    FTE

    Head count

    01/01/2022 00:00

    10.00

    10.00

    Security

    10.00

    10.00

    Grand Total

    10.00

    10.00

     

    1. What is your total allocated budget for security staff in the year:
    2. 2021 - £365,660 (2021-22)
    3. 2022 – 365,660 (2022-23)
    4. Do your organisation outsource security staff to a third party
    5. In 2021? (Yes/No) No – directly employed guards
    6. In 2022? (Yes/No)  No – directly employed guards
    7. If you outsource your security services, when is the next bidding due?  No plans to outsource security services
    8. What is the name and email address of the bidding staff? The Procurement Team – medwayft.Procurement.Services@nhs.net
    9. Do you have your in-house security staff? Yes or No  Yes
    10. Do you have a learning and development implementation plan and policy for your security staff?  Yes or No  No
    11. If you do, can you kindly forward me a copy of the L&D policy/implementation plan for your security officers  We require all security officers to be SIA licensed
    12. How much do you pay per hour to your security guard? (figure only)  NHS AfC Band 3 – salary dependent on where they are within the band.
    13. Does your security officers use restriction intervention or handcuffs to manage disruptive patient or staff? Yes or No  No
    14. If they do, can you kindly share your security staff policy guideline on use of handcuff  N/A
    15.       Does your security staff have training on managing ‘bed watch patient’? No
    16.       Does your security staff have training on COVID19 Safety and Conflict Management? No
    17.       Can you provide me a copy of COVID19 training manual for your staff We comply with NHSE/I directions.
    18.       Does your security officers use body cameras? Yes
    19.       Can you provide me with a copy of your policy for bodycam usage in your organisation/hospital/trust Please see attached the CCTV Standard Operating Procedure
    20.       What is the annual salary of your security staff? (figure only) NHS AfC Band 3 – salary dependent on where they are within the band and enhancements for weekend and night shifts.
    21.       Do you pay living wage to your security officers? NHS AfC Band 3 – salary dependent on where they are within the band.