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Caregiver attacked, knocked unconscious by patient at Rambam hospital

Illustrative: Medical staff at Rambam Hospital, January 30 2011. (Moshe Shai/Flash90)
Illustrative: Medical staff at Rambam Hospital, January 30 2011. (Moshe Shai/Flash90)

A caregiver was attacked and knocked unconscious by a patient at Rambam hospital in Haifa, the hospital says.

The incident is the latest in a series of violent attacks against medical staff in Israel in recent months.

The hospital says the caregiver is being examined in the emergency room.

The woman says she was helping the man to get dressed when he began punching her in the head.

The man was restrained by a hospital guard and later arrested by police.

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