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Friday, January 17, 2014

Nurses Hurt In Violent Assault By Patient

An assault by a patient at the Regional hospital on Monday night leaving three nurse requiring medical treatment.

Marilyn Quinn of the Provincial Nurses Union tells CHSJ News the Horizon Health Network has been involved since it was reported on Monday night.

She says they are doing a full investigation and have agreed to meet with nurses union next week. 

A 2005 survey by Stats Can found more than 30 per cent of nurses in the province have been physically abused at work.