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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Three doctors in Shanghai have been attacked by a patient with a knife, the latest in a wave of assaults against medical staff on the mainland. The attack came as police in a city in Hubei ... yesterday morning, injuring the medics, state television reported. The man was arrested by the police about five minutes after the assault. None of the doctors injuries were life threatening, ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    More doctors and nurses being assaulted by disgruntled patients and relatives

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 08:48am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Assaults, sometimes deadly, by disgruntled patients and their relatives are a growing occupational hazard for medical staff Doctors in front line as public vent rage Wang Tao, a surgeon at a public hospital in Beijing, has kept a metal bar in his office ever since a doctor at a hospital in Wenling, Zhejiang province was stabbed to death last ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    US gun lobby blasted for opposing Obama’s choice for surgeon general

    Posted May 08th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... regulation, including an assault weapons ban, a limit on ammunition sales, and required safety training". These views were "unsurprising", given the more than 30,000 firearm deaths ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    In the face of escalating physical violence, outspoken Chinese doctors take grievances online

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:20am by WU NAN

    ... by 120,000 readers, and is one of the most widely followed doctors on the site. Ning felt compelled to write after a middle-aged couple, both local government officials, assaulted nurses and doctors ... to protect them from unruly patients. Some 96 per cent of medical staff received verbal assaults and threats in the workplace in 2012, and 63.7 per cent of them suffered physical violence ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... frequently report on patients assaulting medical staff. A doctor in Heilongjiang province was beaten to death with an iron bar last month, allegedly by a patient who was unhappy with the treatment he ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    City has taken 'wrong track' on mental health

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by JULIE CHU

    ... but if their illness was discovered early enough, and was properly treated in time, the danger could be avoided. Courts cases of mental patients assaulting people are reported from time to time. A High Court ...


    Government urged to set up mental health commission

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:10am

    ... in time, the danger could be avoided. Courts hear cases of mental patients assaulting people from time to time. A high court judge sent a 31-year-old schizophrenia patient to Sim Lam Psychiatric ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Pregnant nurse 'attacked' by anaesthetist files complaint to police

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... 'Attacked' nurse files complaint to police More details came to light concerning the alleged assault by an anaesthetist on a pregnant nurse in an operating room, as the health department followed up ... that they had protocols for such incidents. The alleged assault took place last Thursday and the nurse suffered bruising to her body but her unborn child was unharmed.   ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Adventist Hospital doctor 'attacked pregnant nurse'

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND NIALL FRASER

    ... nurse' A senior anaesthetist has stopped practising at the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital after he allegedly assaulted a nine-months pregnant nurse in an operating theatre last week, the South ... Kornberg. In 2008, the Post reported that an obstetrician, Dr Sally Ferguson, was banned from practising at the same hospital for assaulting a pharmacy dispenser. Ferguson remained practising ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Violence on women a 'global epidemic', says WHO report

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... by the throat by her art collector husband Charles Saatchi, who has since been cautioned for assault. "We don't know the details of what is going there, but it does illustrate this happens ...




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