By Sarah Keane •
Published: 06 Dec 2020 • 12:50
SEVERAL staff in Malaga’s Regional Hospital were attacked by the irate family member of one of their patients
The family member of a patient of Malaga’s Regional Hospital was arrested on Friday, December 4 for attacking several medical workers, and is currently in custody at the Provincial Police Station awaiting formal charges.
According to hospital sources, the alleged aggressor verbally and physically assaulted nurses and doctors. Beginning at around half past midnight, the individual first insulted a nurse and when a doctor intervened, the family member punched him, causing several bruises.
A hospital spokesperson declared “the most absolution rejection” of what happened, adding that staff members “who only ask for respect to do our work] have been fully supported after the frightening incident.
Police officials claim that a trial of the accused will take place in the coming days.
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Former teacher and health services manager with a Degree in English, Sarah moved to Spain from Southern Ireland with her husband, who runs his own car rental business, in 2019. She is now enjoying a completely different pace and quality of life on the Costa Blanca South, with wonderful Spanish and expat friends in Cabo Roig. Sarah began working with Euro Weekly News in 2020 and loves nothing more than bringing all the latest national and international news to her local community.
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