Hostile environment – learning to manage aggression at work
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Hostile environment – learning to manage aggression at work

Petra Kendall-Raynor Health journalist

Employers have a duty to support nursing staff who come under attack, whether physical or verbal, from patients, the public or colleagues

In 2019, a member of the nursing team working in the emergency department at Newham Hospital in London was stabbed multiple times with a pair of scissors.

Nursing Standard. 35, 3, 30-32. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.3.30.s16

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