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Personal security for practice nurses

Personal security for practice nurses

Staff safety

Ken Meanwell
Lincolnshire Police Crime & Disorder Reduction Department

Fortunately, violent crime is relatively rare. It does, however, attract a great deal of media coverage, which in turn can generate fear and affect the ­quality of your life.
It is difficult to assess risks to practice nurses, but dealing with members of the community and patients who may be agitated or distressed can place you in difficult situations, some of which could be potentially dangerous.
There are two things to remember:

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