Health bosses: We have ‘zero tolerance’ to violence

Accident and Emergency at Noble's Hospital

Accident and Emergency at Noble's Hospital

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Health bosses say that they have a ‘zero tolerance’ policy towards violence and aggression towards staff.

Their comments come after last week’s Manx Independent revealed concerns among staff.

Click here to see the paper’s front page story

The move follows the conviction of a patient who attended Accident and Emergency (A&E) at Noble’s Hospital last year and went on to assault two members of staff while experiencing hallucinations under the influence of drugs.

To read the Manx Independent’s story in full, click here.

For more on the department’s response, see this week’s Manx Independent. On sale on Thursday.

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