NHS reveals extent of violence against staff

Source: on 2009-11-17 12:33:00

There were 54,758 attacks against NHS staff in 2008/09 and violence against workers decreased by just over 2% in the last year, according to new figures released by the NHS Security Management Service (NHS SMS).The total number of physical assaults reported to the NHS SMS, which was set up to manage health service security in 2003, has fallen from 55,993 in 2007/08, but the NHS SMS believes some attacks still ...

NHS reveals extent of violence against staff - Read the full article at

Read more Health and Safety Headlines...