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Box Hill Hospital surgeon fighting for life after alleged one-punch assault - ABC Online

A Melbourne surgeon is fighting for his life after an alleged one-punch attack in the foyer of a hospital. Victoria Police said the victim, aged in his 40s, was leaving the Box Hill Hospital in Melbourne's east on Tuesday night when he got into an ...and more »

Stabbed surgeon calls for health worker safety boost after another doctor assault at Box Hill Hospital - ABC Online

A Melbourne neurosurgeon who was almost fatally stabbed on the job three years ago has slammed a lack of safety improvements for doctors, as another surgeon fights for life after a "one-punch" assault. Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, who is aged in his ...and more »

Surgeon assaulted at Box Hill Hospital 'the tipping point' for safety of doctors, nurses - ABC Online

An alleged assault at the Box Hill Hospital that left a heart surgeon with life-threatening injuries is a "tipping point" when it comes to safety, according to the organisations representing Victorian doctors and nurses. Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann is ...and more »

Kiwi-trained surgeon critical after king-hit in Melbourne hospital - Newshub

A New Zealand-educated surgeon working in Melbourne is fighting for his life after a man allegedly king-hit him in the head. Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann was hit in the head from behind, a court has heard, after asking a man to put out his cigarette ...and more »

Man arrested after alleged hospital assault on surgeon - The Age

Police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged one-punch attack in the foyer of Box Hill Hospital which left a Melbourne surgeon and father of two fighting for his life. In the latest of a series of recent attacks on the state's health ...and more »

Family members fly to be at Box Hill coward-punch surgeon's bedside - Herald Sun

RELATIVES are tonight rushing from overseas to be at the bedside of a beloved doctor fighting for life after a cowardly one-punch attack at a Melbourne hospital. Respected heart surgeon and father of two Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann was listed as ...and more »

'Ticking time bomb': Surgeon who survived stabbing says hospital workers need more protection - The Age

He was stabbed, and Michael Wong says still not enough is done to protect health workers. By Beau Donelly. Updated 1 June 2017 — 10:53pm first published at 12:55pm. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Whatsapp · Send via Email. Normal text ...and more »

Man arrested after surgeon hit in coward punch attack - The Australian

A man has been arrested after a Melbourne surgeon was bashed at the hospital he worked at and left fighting for his life. Media outlets named heart surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann as the victim of the one punch assault at Box Hill Hospital. A 22 ...and more »

Man accused of bashing surgeon at hospital 'has psychiatric illness', court told - The Age

The man who allegedly punched a surgeon in the foyer of Box Hill Hospital is withdrawing from drugs and has a mental illness, a court has been told. Joseph Esmaili, 22, of Mill Park, faced Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Thursday charged with ...and more »

Surgeon allegedly assaulted at Melbourne hospital after argument over smoking - The Guardian

Heart surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann is in critical condition after he was allegedly punched near the entrance to Box Hill hospital on Tuesday night. Photograph: Julian Smith/AAP. A surgeon is fighting for his life after he was allegedly assaulted ...and more »