Health workers at Lincolnshire’s hospitals have been assaulted almost 1,000 times in the last five years.

The dramatic new data shows that there are more than 180 attacks on average a year in the county.

In total, 947 assaults have been recorded by health staff between 2010 and 2014.

Reported by the Sleaford Target. You can read the full story here. 

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