NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts are now obliged to ‘have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism’, in accordance with the ‘Prevent duty’ outlined in Section 26 of the Act.

The information requested below relates to the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust’s response to this legislation and the ‘Prevent duty’.

1. The number of patients and hospital staff that have been reported to the police under the ‘Prevent duty’ since July 2015, broken down by the hospital they were being treated in or worked in, and by hospital department, where this information is available.
2. A breakdown by age, ethnicity, gender and faith of those questioned and reported under the ‘Prevent duty’, where this information is available.
3. The number of patients and staff referred to the Channel programme, broken down by age, ethnicity, gender and faith, where this information is available.

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