Nurse assaulted by patient in unprovoked attack

Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital. File photo / Duncan Brown
Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital. File photo / Duncan Brown

A nurse at Hawke's Bay Regional Hospital is recovering at home after being assaulted by a patient yesterday.

The nurse was treated for a broken cheekbone in what the hospital is describing as an unprovoked attack.

Hospital Chief executive Kevin Snee said violence against staff was not tolerated and action will be taken against people who target staff.

- Newstalk ZB

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