Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Forensic nurses still under assault
Incidents of violence against nurses needs to be addressed with better security says union
Ed note: Evidently the money said to be given last August ( see article below) to help lessen these dangers, has not reached the staff:
New measures to boost nurse safety
B.C. nurses and the health ministry collaborate on initiatives to reduce assaults at hospitals, including Forensic in Port Coquitlam.
It appears to be more dangerous to work there than a prison; rarely hear of major issues in the prisons. Not to say that a prison model should be emloyed at the Forensic Hospital, but it is obvious that some of the security concepts need to be in place there to protect the staff.
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