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Designs on violence and aggression in A&E departments

Designers are to rethink the design of hospital accident and emergency departments in a bid to develop innovative new ways to reduce violence and aggression towards NHS staff, which is estimated to cost at least £69 million a year in staff absence, loss of productivity and additional security.

The year-long project is being run by the Design Council, and has been commissioned by the Department of Health. More ….