Attitudes harden towards assaults on staff
MPs are urged to extend tougher penalties for attacks on NHS workers, as the RCN warns official statistics do not reveal ‘the true picture’
Mental health nurse Sharon Morris was attacked by a patient in the grounds of her former workplace last autumn. Ms Morris was repeatedly punched in the face until she lost consciousness and collapsed.
Nursing Standard. 32, 10, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.10.12.s13