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‘People are being very angry with us’: A&E doctor on abuse of NHS staff

President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine says physical and verbal attacks have increased in recent months

Dr Katherine Henderson, a senior A&E consultant in London, is president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, which represents A&E doctors.

“It is a sad reality that in recent months there has been a rise in abuse directed towards healthcare workers, but this abuse is not something new to frontline staff or emergency departments. It was bad before the pandemic, but there’s a changed atmosphere now.

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