Nurses to get panic alarms at rural hospital

March attack prompts safety enhancements. Ian Hitchen, Brandon Sun, July 23, 2011 Brandon - Extra security measures to protect rural hospital staff are on the way as the province prepares to bring in new health and workplace safety regulations. Assiniboine RHA CEO Penny Gilson said personal panic alarms for nurses should be installed at the Hamiota health centre as a pilot project by early August - just before the new regulations take effect August 31. The new rules require health-care employers, and employers in other sectors, to implement measures to prevent violence against employees. ... Nurses