March 30, 2015

NHS Lanarkshire Staff Under Attack

The Daily Record reports a 75 per cent increase in verbal and physical assaults on NHS Lanarkshire staff. 

In the ten months from April 2014 to January 2015 1,385 NHS staff members were attacked, almost 600 more than in the previous year.

NHS Lanarkshire have blamed the increase on a change in reporting categories that captures incidents previously unreported.

Clinical  assault reduction training

NHS Staff Survey 2014 - Results