July 10, 2014

Stabbed Hospital Worker Death Shock

Early reports are surfacing from the BBC about a shocking incident at a Gloucester mental health hospital in which a member of staff has died.

The attack occurred at the inpatient unit of Wotton Lawn Hospital that has four admission wards, a psychiatric intensive care unit, and a low secure unit.

A 60 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

According to NHS figures to number of assaults on staff in 2012/13 out of 2,346 declared staff is down to 679 from 783 the previous year.

Security and clinical staff train and work together to reduce assaults

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