A breakdown by area of acute and combined trusts based on the share of employees experiencing violence from patients, relatives or the public in the last 12 months, according to the NHS staff survey 2018.

London

Highest percentage of staff experiencing violence2017 score2018 score Lowest percentage of staff experiencing violence2017 score2018 score
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 18% 19%   Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 11% 10%
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 16% 16%   Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust 12% 11%
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 17% 16%   Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust 14% 11%
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust 18% 15%   Croydon Health Services NHS Trust 15% 12%
Whittington Health NHS Trust 11% 15%   University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 12% 12%

Midlands and East

Highest percentage of staff experiencing violence2017 score2018 score Lowest percentage of staff experiencing violence2017 score2018 score
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 22% 21%   South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust 15% 8%
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 20% 20%   The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust 13% 12%
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 21% 19%   Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust 11% 13%
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust 21% 19%   University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 14% 13%
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust 14% 18%   Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 14% 13%

North

Highest percentage of staff experiencing violence2017 score2018 score Lowest percentage of staff experiencing violence2017 score2018 score
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 17% 17%   Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust 11% 8%
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 20% 17%   South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust 9% 10%
Bolton NHS Foundation Trust 15% 16%   Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 15% 10%
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 18% 16%   Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust 11% 10%
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust 18% 16%   Airedale NHS Foundation Trust 11% 10%

South

Highest percentage of staff experiencing violence2017 score2018 score Lowest percentage of staff experiencing violence2017 score2018 score
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 17% 19%   Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust 11% 8%
Weston Area Health NHS Trust 21% 18%   Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust 9% 10%
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust 20% 18%   University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust 15% 10%
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 20% 18%   Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 11% 10%
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust 16% 17%   Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 11% 10%