Assaults on staff at a West Midlands hospital trust have nearly QUADRUPLED in six years.

At Walsall Healthcare, 175 assaults were recorded in 2015/16, a 272% rise from 47 recorded in 2010/11, one of the biggest increases in England over the period.

Reported by Birmingham Mail. You can read the full story here. 

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