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More than 45,000 London A&E staff attacked over past three years

Some of the incidents uncovered by Conservative London Assembly member Roger Evans' report into attacks on frontline staff were:

  • 45,447 physical attacks on A&E staff, including kicking, scratching and punching
  • 4,017 attacks on London Ambulance workers, and a rise of 23% in physical assaults since last year
  • 7,435 tube staff suffering verbal and physical abuse
  • 5,160 police officers attacked while on duty