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Man arrested after GP is stabbed at practice in Sidcup

BMJ 2024; 385 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.q1164 (Published 24 May 2024) Cite this as: BMJ 2024;385:q1164
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. Kent

A Kent GP has been admitted to hospital after being stabbed in the arm, the latest in a series of attacks against general practice staff.

Police were called to Barnard Health Centre in Sidcup on 23 May and arrested a man in his 60s on suspicion of attempted murder. The doctor, in his 50s, was taken to a south London hospital, where his injury is not thought to be life threatening.

Commenting on the attack, Michelle Drage, chief …

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