Published 10 Apr 2012 09:30 0 Comments
THE head of a nursing union has called for disruptive patients to be treated by casualty surgeons in police stations.
Irenee O'Neil , General Secretary of the Independent Federation of Nursing in Scotland, has also urged health boards to pay for a permanent police presence in hospital A&E units.
Mrs O'Neil's comments came after three men were jailed for over a year at Ayr Sheriff Court for seperate charges of terrorising medical staff.
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This article appeared in Troon Times 10 Apr 12