Turin hospital to employ guards

97 last yr, 30% up on 2018, 3 this yr

(ANSA) - Turin, January 17 - Turin's Città di Torino Hospital's ER ward is to have security guards from February 1 after a string of "attacks on medical operators and users", local health agency commissioner Carlo Picco said Friday.
    There were 87 attacks last year, 30% up on the previous year, he said.
    And there have already been three more this year, Picco said.
    Picco added that the hospital would also boost video-surveillance services.
   

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