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Research has found that almost half of North East paramedics have been subjected to alcohol-related physical assaults while on duty.
Professor Dorothy Newbury-Birch with Dr Emma Giles.
The study, by Teesside University and Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, also revealed that 2 in 5 of the paramedics surveyed have been sexually assaulted or harassed by patients and members of the public who have drunk too much.Academics from the University’s School of Health & Social Care worked on the research with the findings now published in the British Paramedic Journal.Working with Balance and the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS), they carried out a survey of more than 350 paramedics. The results lay bare the true feelings of the hard-working staff who have to deal with alcohol-related incidents on a daily basis, with three in five saying they shouldn’t have to deal with the consequences of alcohol misuse.The research also revealed:
06 March 2017
TeeTeesside University- Study highlights issues alcohol causes for ambulance staff
Public (Web) 07/03/2017
Professor Dorothy Newbury-Birch/ Dr Emma Giles academics from the University's School of Health & Social Care worked on the research with the findings now published in the British Paramedic Journal.
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