Title

The Answer to Reducing Patient Violence towards NHS Staff

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2002

Abstract

In November 2001, the UK Health Secretary, Mr Alan Milburn, gave the ‘go-ahead’ to deny patients treatment if they attack NHS staff. This radical move forms part of the sustained ‘zero tolerance zone’ campaign that the present Government supports.

Comments

To acquire a personal use copy of this work, contact John Cutcliffe at john.cutcliffe@wright.edu.

DOI

10.12968/bjon.2001.10.22.9335