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Practice staff to be protected by new 'zero tolerance' policy against abuse from patients

Wednesday 31st October 2018

GP practice staff will be protected by a new 'zero tolerance' policy aiming to reduce the number of assaults on NHS staff.
 
The measures are part of a new violence reduction strategy launched by the Department of Health and Social Care to better protect NHS staff from attacks and abuse.
 
A new zero-tolerance approach will be adopted and a partnership between the NHS, police and Crown Prosecution Service will aim to see offenders prosecuted quickly...