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10th December 2013 War Veteran Savagely Beaten in Bed by Patient

An 86 year old war veteran has died 12 days after he was savagely beaten with a bottle by a dementia patient in a hospital bed. Richard Bowman was found curled up in the foetal position, lying in a pool of blood at the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds. For those working in a similar environment this story highlights the importance of ensuring you have appropriate risk assessments in place, adequate staffing levels and the appropriate training. For more details follow the link