NHS worker stabbed at south London Hospital


Channel 4 News can reveal that a NHS worker was stabbed by a patient in a south London hospital’s emergency department this week.

Staff at Lewisham Hospital’s A&E had been warning for some time they were not safe before the attack.

They said staff shortages were leaving them more vulnerable while compounding the frustration of waiting patients.

A recent NHS staff survey also showed 75,000 employees had experienced violence and aggression from patients, relatives or the public.



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