Middlemore Hospital chief govt ‘devastated’ after workers attacked


The attack happened as Middlemore Hospital staff were coming off night shift.

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The assault occurred as Middlemore Hospital workers had been coming off evening shift.

Two workers members of Middlemore Hospital have been attacked following an in a single day shift.

A put up by Counties Manukau Well being chief govt Margie Apa on its’ official Fb web page mentioned two workers members had been assaulted round 7am on Saturday morning.

Apa mentioned the unprovoked assault occurred close to the doorway to the western campus of the hospital.

Counties Manukau health chief executivei Margie Apa said it was not OK to attack staff.

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Counties Manukau well being chief executivei Margie Apa mentioned it was not OK to assault workers.

It’s not clear what the motive of the assault was, or whether or not the victims had been medics or different hospital workers.

“We ask our Counties Manukau neighborhood to assist us out – there have been two workers members coming off an evening shift at Middlemore Hospital taking care of sufferers who’re in essentially the most vital situation,” Apa mentioned within the put up.

“We’re devastated that individuals who come to work to avoid wasting lives on a regular basis are weak on their method to/house from work.”

Apa requested anybody with details about the assault to contact Middlemore Hospital safety on 021 242 5473 or contact police.

“It’s not OK to assault our workers,” she mentioned.

Apa and police have been contacted for remark.

If in case you have anymore info on the incident, name the Stuff Auckland crew on 09 374 4752.

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