Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Atlantic Audio 3:25 PM AT

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HALIFAX. x-18s. The Nova Scotia government is taking steps to reduce violence at emergency departments across the province. A report released Friday makes 12 recommendations to improve safety, including a suggestion that all emergency departments undergo risk assessments. Premier Stephen McNeil says all of the report's recommendations will be implemented within a year.

("...in them.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: The report says workplace violence in the health-care field increased between 2013 and 2015. It says one third of nurses have been physically assaulted, bullied or injured at work, and double that number have experienced threats, threatening behaviour, or harassment.

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