Doctor ‘recovering well’ after alleged stabbing in hospital ED

A former police commander will lead a review into safety at Tasmanian hospital EDs, parliament has been told
Australian Associated Press
North West Regional Hospital, Burnie. Photo: Tasmanian Department of Health website.

A doctor, critically injured in an alleged hospital stabbing, is continuing to improve as details are released about a review into safety measures in EDs.

The Tasmanian health department has announced the inquiry will be headed by security specialist and former Tasmania Police commander Geoff Smith, following the alleged stabbing of a doctor.