The Answer to Reducing Patient Violence towards NHS Staff
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.
Cutcliffe, J. R.
(2002). The Answer to Reducing Patient Violence towards NHS Staff. British Journal of Nursing, 10 (22), 1442.