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Frontline staff in NHS to learn to defuse violent situations

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7426.1250-k (Published 27 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1250
  1. Katherine Burke, London
  1. London

    Over the next four years more than 70 000 frontline NHS staff across England will learn how to defuse potentially violent situations under the health service's largest ever training programme.

    Announcing the training at a conference earlier this week, NHS security chief Jim Gee said that trusts may even be obliged …

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