September 28, 2015

High Levels of Verbal Abuse and Physical Attack on Cairns Hospital Staff

Cairns Hospital staff have to endure daily incidents of physical violence, aggression and verbal abuse according to figures obtained by the Cairns Post.

In the past year the 'Post' reports that there have been 318 recorded incidents, 230 of which were reported to management as physical attacks. 

Drugs and alcohol play a significant part in the challenging behaviour of patients attending the emergency department.

Maybo Code Grey and Code Balck training for hospital staff

Positive Responses to Challenging Behaviours for Hospital Staff

Alcohol and Ice: Managing the Fall Out of Alcohol and Drug Misuse