Each day NHS staff faces 193 attacks in England.
LBC’s Nick Ferrari thinks this is unacceptable. Support his ‘Guard Our Emergency Medical Services‘ campaign to better protect our doctors and nurses by making it a specific legal offence to attack them.
Figures show that attacks on NHS staff are rising. With stretched resources, higher demand and rising waiting times the NHS can ill afford this violence.
For twenty years it has been a specific offence to attack a Police officer conducting their duties. (Section 89(1) of the Police Act 1996)
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