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Hospital staffing defended

By Rosemarie Bernardo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 23, 2013

~~<p>Hawaii State Hospital officials responded to concerns over assaults and addressed the issue of training after a group of employees who suffered serious injuries from <em>attacks by patients went public with their complaints</em>.</p>
<p>The employees criticized hospital administration for inaction on the problem, prompting them to seek help from the state Senate on lack of staffing and training -- issues they say contribute to the problem of assaults. The Senate plans to hold hearings sometime after Thanksgiving to investigate assaults at the facility.</p>
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Hawaii State Hospital officials responded to concerns over assaults and addressed the issue of training after a group of employees who suffered serious injuries from attacks by patients went public with their complaints.

The employees criticized hospital administration for inaction on the problem, prompting them to seek help from the state Senate on lack of staffing and training -- issues they say contribute to the problem of assaults. The Senate plans to hold hearings sometime after Thanksgiving to investigate assaults at the facility. Login for more...



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