Emergency room doctor attacked in the Catania area

(ANSA) – MILITELLO IN VAL DI CATANIA, 01 JAN – A doctor from the Militello Emergency Department was attacked and violently hit on the head by a 28-year-old man who, around 1 in the morning, had gone to the hospital ” Basso-Ragusa”.

The man also pushed a nurse. The carabinieri intervened on the spot.

Firm condemnation by the leaders of the Asp of Catania.

“I express my full solidarity with the attacked doctor and nurse – declared the general manager Maurizio Lanza -.

Despite the serious circumstances, with a high sense of responsibility, both continued their work shift. We will be at their side in the appropriate forums to condemn this cowardly and absolutely unjustifiable act. At the same time I want to express my thanks to them and to all the doctors who work in the hospitals in the inner areas.

Despite the very serious difficulties with which we measure ourselves on a daily basis, they continue to be a reference point for the health of citizens”.

In the attack, the doctor sustained a contusion to his head, while the nurse suffered from grazes on his arm. .