Letters

Violence at work

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6920.62b (Published 01 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:62
  1. C Stark,
  2. B Patterson
  1. Department of Public Health Paisley PA2 7BL Forth Valley College of Nursing and Midwifery, Falkirk FK1 5ST.

    EDITOR, - We welcome the Department of Health's announcement that general practitioners will soon be able to remove violent or abusive patients from their lists immediately1 but wish to sound a note of caution. As Coid pointed out, people who are violent or difficult to manage do not disappear when one group ceases to deal with them.2 Social …

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