This is what initial figures show. However, figures have only recently been available and are not consistent.
Whilst the total number of patients on the special allocation scheme is small when compared to the total registered population, any situation that can lead to verbal or physical abuse is not acceptable.
PM’s are deemed to be most at risk in general practice, but no-one can prepare for those instances that just happen. At the end of 2018, there were two instances of stabbings within general practice.