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Doctors may report violence to police

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 30 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:282
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Doctors and nurses in Wales's biggest accident and emergency unit are being given the go-ahead to report cases of violence to the police on behalf of patients.

    The move is part of a crackdown on violence launched by the Cardiff Violence Prevention Group chaired by John Shepherd, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Wales College of …

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