Muzaffer B., who fell at home in Gaziantep and injured his head, was taken to the emergency room of a private hospital in Karataş District by his sons last night.
Allegedly, Emrah B. and Hanifi B. began to insult the healthcare professionals they had argued with on the grounds that their father was not immediately intervened. Then, 5 relatives of the patient attacked the healthcare professionals.
Nurses Sinan Şahin, Furkan Aslan and Abdulkadir Güneş were injured with punches in the brawl. Health workers received a report of assault after the attack and filed a complaint to the police. Police teams detained 5 people, including Emrah B. and Hanifi B., the sons of the sick person, after the complaint. It was stated that the suspects were referred to the prosecutor’s office and the on duty judge was sent to the prosecutor’s office to request their arrest.
“ THIS SHOULD NOT BE THE WAY FOR LABOR ”
Nurse Sinan Şahin injured in the attackStating that the relatives of the patients wanted priority and were attacked when the patient was asked to wait for a while, said, “When the patient came, there was a density in our emergency unit. We took the patient to the intervention department and we were waiting for the doctor. At that time, the doctor was looking at another patient whose condition was more urgent. “The relatives of the patients shouted, insulted us and attacked us. They attacked me and my two friends. This should not be the equivalent of all the efforts of the healthcare professionals. No more violence to healthcare workers.”
” TOOTH BREAKED BY FIST PULSE ”
Nurse Furkan Aslan, whose female was broken with a fist blow Stating that healthcare workers do not deserve violence, he said:
“The incident took place in the evening. At that time, I was doing an intervention in the surgical intervention room. At that time, I started to hear clashes from inside. I left the plaster room and attacked my nurses friends. The moment I tried to separate it, my tooth was broken with the blow of the fist.
” WE DON’T WANT TO DAMAGE ANYWHERE ”
Violence in health has started to increase recently. This event is happening all over Turkey. We no longer want healthcare professionals to be harmed. ”
” INSULATED AND ATTACKED ”
Stating that he was subjected to violence while trying to calm his relatives nurse Abdulkadir Gunes “The patient came to the emergency room in the evening. We made our first evaluation. Our nurse friend told the patient that the room was full for dressing and that he had to wait for the patient to come out. They immediately insulted and attacked. We tried to calm the relatives of the patients. Then they attacked me. We want healthcare professionals to be supported, not violence, “he said.
” WE CONTINUED OUR TREATMENT DESPITE THE ATTACKS ”
Ali Demir, one of the emergency department doctors of the hospitalStating that they treated the patient who was beaten by the relatives of healthcare professionals due to their responsibilities after the incident,
“I am an emergency doctor. During the incident, I was meeting with a specialist doctor about the hospitalization of another patient. Then they told the patient and his relatives to wait a few minutes. While I was looking at the patient and intervening, our healthcare workers were insulted. We continued the treatment. He came and started a brawl. We did not stop the treatment again. At that time, they broke one of our friend’s teeth. They smashed one of our friends.
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