NHS staff face an average of more than 350 verbal and physical attacks each month.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde frontline workers face an average of 354 violent and aggressive attacks or threats from the public each month.
Staff between January 2021 and July 2021. Health The board received 2,479 attacks and threats in the first eight days of August, with about 2,100 incidents.
The news comes after reports that health board owners told people not to attend accidents and emergencies this week unless their lives were in danger.
NHS staff has been under constant pressure since the beginning. Corona virus Epidemic in March 2020
Dr Scott Davidson, NHSGGC’s Deputy Medical Director – Acute Services, said: Can’t show lack of respect.
“Cowde has had a huge impact on our clinical teams, providing much-needed care and support to patients and their loved ones during these difficult times.
“As we fight epidemics, manage emergency departments, maintain care in other areas and prepare for the winter, our staff should not come to work for fear of violence and intimidation. Will be targeted.
“We would like to thank the thousands of people who use our services and treat our exceptional staff with the respect they deserve. We emphasize minorities who engage in aggressive or violent behavior. Adopt