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Physical assaults on NHS staff in England increase by 8.7%

NHS Protect today published the number of reported physical assaults on NHS staff in England during 2013-14.

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New Healthcare Security Officer Training Programme endorsed by National Association for Healthcare Security (NAHS)

A new training programme for NHS security officers produced by security training specialist Jim O’Dwyer of AEGIS Protective Services has been endorsed by the National Association for Healthcare Security (NAHS).

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Care provider prosecuted after death of patient during restraint

Care Provider Castlebeck Care (Teesdale) Ltd has been fined £100,000 after a patient died while being restrained using an unauthorised technique at a Nottinghamshire mental health hospital….

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First Responders at Dorset County Hospital trained to minimise use of physical restraint

Scot Sherrard, LSMS at Dorset County Hospital, said: We have taken a very determined step to, as far as is reasonably practicable, reduce the incidence of physical restraint of our patients and in particular avoid using face-down restraint…

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NHS Protect publishes new Guidance on violence prevention

NHS Protect has published new Guidance on preventing and managing challenging behaviour related to clinical conditions.

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Fully-trained security staff vital to protect NHS from litigation

Healthcare security officers face a hugely challenging and varied role in which failing to make the correct call can lead to potentially catastrophic outcomes and put NHS Trusts and managers at risk of lawsuits. Fully-trained security staff are vital to

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New Guidance published on NHS Conflict Resolution Training

NHS Protect issues new Guidance on Conflict resolution training: implementing the learning aims and outcomes

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