41 attacks on healthcare staff by mental patients prompt new rules

41 attacks on healthcare staff by mental patients prompt new rules

2021-12-08 05:06:00 PM

41 attacks on healthcare staff by mental patients prompt new rules

As part of efforts to reduce attacks on hospital staff by mental health patients in public hospitals, the Gauteng department of health says additional measures have been introduced.

-08 December 2021 - 09:28As part of efforts to reduce attacks on staff by mental health patients in public hospitals, doctors and nurses accompany each other when attending to the patients. Stock image.Image:123RF/everydayplusAs part of efforts to reduce attacks on staff by mental health patients in public hospitals, the Gauteng department of health says additional measures have been introduced.

Between January 2020 to November 2021, the department recorded 41 attacks on staff by aggressive mental health patients.“These attacks vary, but in the main revolve around nurses, doctors and security guards being assaulted or bitten by mental health patients,” said spokesperson Kwara Kekana.

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41 attack incidents on staff by mental health patients reported since January last yearIn one incident, a patient at a clinic in Sedibeng Health District pulled a light bulb from the ceiling and attacked staff. Phez kwabo hlanyos

41 attack incidents on staff by mental health patients reported since January last yearIn one incident, a patient at a clinic in Sedibeng Health District pulled a light bulb from the ceiling and attacked staff. Phez kwabo hlanyos

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