UK news Man arrested after stabbing at Daisy Hill Hospital last news
PremierLeague-News.Com - A man in his 50s has been arrested after a healthcare worker was stabbed and a nurse injured during an attacked by a patient at Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! "A man in his 50s has been arrested after a healthcare worker was stabbed and a nurse injured during an attacked by a patient at Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry. The PSNI said a 57-year-old man had been arrested after a nurse received a cut to her neck and chin area during the attack and a healthcare assistant suffered a "puncture wound" in his side.The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening but both were taken to the emergency department as a precaution.Health Minister Robin Swann described the incident as "appalling and distressing" adding he wished the injured staff members a full and quick recovery.SDLP MLA for the area Justin McNulty expressed shock over the attack, saying: “Really disturbing news about the incident at Daisy Hill.“My thoughts are with the injured staff and I pray they can make a full recovery. God bless them.“It’s is really sad and scary to think that staff on the front line who have courageously held the fort throughout the pandemic can have their lives put at risk in this horrifically violent way.“I have spoken to Police and the Chief Executive of the Southern Trust. Action must be taken so that all hospital staff who are bravely saving lives every day can feel safe and secure doing their jobs.
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.“This not the first time staff at our local hospital have been attacked and it seems to a be a growing occurrence.“I totally condemn any member of the public who participates in this disgraceful behaviour and I call on all in our community to show their support for our numerous staff who work so tirelessly in our local hospital.“Senior management at the Southern Trust need to immediately carry out risk assessments and implement an action plan to provide security cover for Daisy Hill staff.“I will be emailing the CEO of the Trust asking him to reassure me that this incident is going to be taken seriously and that all necessary action taken.”A spokesman for the Southern Trust said: “We can confirm that two members of staff were injured in an incident in Daisy Hill.“Both were taken to the emergency department for assessment and treatment.“Thankfully neither has sustained life threatening injuries as result of this distressing incident. One staff member remains in the emergency department as precaution.”"
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