Kemerovo region Governor Aman Tuleyev ordered to provide the emergency Department and the decontamination stations of the hospitals of Kuzbass stun guns that healthcare workers can use to protect against aggressive patients and their relatives, reports the information portal of the Kemerovo region. This decision Tuleyev has declared at working meeting in regional administration.
The Governor was concerned about the increasing incidence of attacks on medical workers. In 2016, Russia recorded 14 attacks on ambulances, but the workers are “first” in Kuzbass armed with stun guns back in 2011 at the expense of the regional budget.
However, from bullies suffer and doctors in hospitals, and now, according to Tuleyev’s decision, within one month of the tasers will go there also. “The Governor explained that all the doctors need to teach and explain that the use of the instrument of self-defense is necessary only in case of a real threat,” said FlashSiberia in a press-service of the Governor.
In addition, according to Tuleyev, all the security posts at hospitals and clinics should be equipped with handheld metal detectors. He instructed to study these proposals before the Oct. “Screening the metal detectors in airports, railway and bus stations are accustomed to. Will be used for inspection in medical institutions. Because it is our security”, – said the Governor.
The Ministry of health of the Russian Federation proposed to amend the criminal code and equate the penalty for assault on doctors a special responsibility for the attack on representative government. The entry into force of such amendments is scheduled in July 2018. Tuleyev has addressed to regional Council of people’s deputies with a call instead of waiting for July 2018, to develop a similar regional legislative initiative.
Beatings doctors patients really ceased to be a rarity. At the end of may in the Central city hospital N1 in city Orekhovo-Zuyevo three doctors were beaten in the x-ray room a relative of a VIP patient, unhappy that the doctors were not able to immediately serve someone because they were busy with other patients. In August in the same hospital, the patient’s brother beat technician-radiologist, the suspect is in custody. In July, the hospital of the Moscow city ozyory patient beat the doctor “over slow aid”.
In Norilsk dissatisfied with the quality of treatment, the patient killed the doctor
In October in a hospital in Norilsk incident, which ended with the death of the doctor. According to preliminary investigation, on Tuesday, 11 October, 28-year-old patient came to the doctor.
“While in office, he made a claim the doctor then ran out of the hospital, went home and returned with a gun that shot a 35-year-old female doctor. After that, the man disappeared in the apartment of a friend, where he was arrested two hours later”, – reported the website of the main investigation Department of the Investigative Committee for the Krasnoyarsk territory.
The man explained that he was not satisfied with the quality of treatment, required greater attention. The deceased doctor he was seeing for about six months. TV channel “REN TV” clarifies the specialty of the doctor – venereologist.
The interior Ministry said that a doctor was killed from a traumatic weapons, which is now wanted. “According to preliminary data, in fact, suspect any weapons not listed”, – told RIA “news” the official representative of the regional Glaucus Ministry of internal Affairs Vladimir Yurchenko.
Upon murder criminal case is brought. Currently assigned to ballistic examination, forensic medical examination of the body of the deceased, conducted the interrogation of the suspect.