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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Concerns tensions will worsen if security guards are stationed in emergency departments 24-seven

    Concerns tensions will worsen if security guards are stationed in emergency departments 24-seven

    The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine is calling for it, saying there've been more than seven-thousand assaults on staff over the two years to April.

    But the Nurses Organisation's Kerri Nuku says more training's needed in de-escalation, and avoiding racism.

    She says some nurses are more likely to call security when Maori and Pasifika are involved.

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