The increase in attacks on hospital staff in Western Australia has triggered a state summit to stop the violence. More than 110 health care professionals and leaders have come together in Perth to discuss the worrying trend. Watch in the video above: Nurse stabbed in neck with makeshift weapon Alarming new data reveals a 38 per cent increase in the number of nurses being assaulted between 2017 and 2018. It’s hoped the meeting will identify strategies to reduce the number of assaults. The meeting comes two months after a 55-year-old nurse was stabbed in the neck by a patient at Royal Perth Hospital. A summit has been held to address rising violence against hospital staff in WA. It later emerged that the patient had been left unguarded despite having been arrested earlier in the day over another serious assault. It was also revealed that security has been called to […]