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KPH nurses protest after mentally ill patient attacks colleague

Published:Tuesday | November 25, 2014 | 11:58 AM
Kingston Public Hospital
Nurses protesting outside the Kingston Public Hospital this morning. - Ricardo Makyn photo
Nurses protesting outside the Kingston Public Hospital this morning. - Ricardo Makyn photo
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Nurses at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) are now restive following an early morning attack on a nurse at the facility.



It is reported that about 2 o'clock this morning the nurse was tending to the mentally ill patient when he attempted to strangle her.



The nurses say similar incidents have occurred in the past.



They have taken to the streets and to the grounds of facility to highlight their concerns.



WATCH: Nurses at KPH protest




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