Three patients behind 150 per cent rise in attacks

Three patients were responsible for a 150 per cent increase in violent attacks on staff at a Teesside hospital trust. Staff at South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesbrough General, and North Riding Infirmary have suffered 79 physical assaults since April last year, compared to 31 attacks in the previous year. One patient ...

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