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Executive Health Management

Body Cams to Fight Patient Violence

2016 20 Sep

Patient violence against healthcare workers is becoming such a serious problem in Queensland, Australia that the authorities are rolling out body cameras to protect staff.   The aim of the body cams is two-fold; to discourage violent attacks and to make police prosecution of offenders easier.   The cams are part of a range of measures the state government’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

Hospital Violence: How to React

2015 29 Nov

According to a recent article published in StatNews, hospital violence is on the rise. The article suggests that there is a need for healthcare leaders to prevent this without compromising the open and healing environment of hospitals and by developing effective strategies that are more than just a reaction to individual incidents.There is no doubt... Read more