Focus: Security

Hospital reviewing security after patient stabbing

August 28, 2017

Windsor Regional Hospital in Ontario is reviewing security will be after a patient was stabbed, according to an article on the Campus Safety website.

A 26-year-old female patient was stabbed by a 17-year-old male patient in the mental health unit.

Hospital CEO David Musyj says although changes will be made following the stabbing, security measures are constantly being reviewed at the healthcare facility.

The hospital started administering random checks with sniffer dogs and says other random security checks are conducted in the mental health unit. The hospital is also considering metal detectors, which are extremely rare in Canadian hospitals.

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