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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Doctor Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann in critical condition after being attacked outside Melbourne hospital - New Zealand Herald

A man has fronted court over an assault outside a Melbourne hospital that left a surgeon who went to school in New Zealand fighting for life. It is understood tempers flared after Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, who went to Hillcrest High School in ...and more »

Man critically injured after attack at Box Hill Hospital - Herald Sun

A MAN has fronted court over an assault outside Box Hill Hospital that left a surgeon fighting for life. It is understood tempers flared after Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann asked a man to stop smoking near the hospital entrance. It is alleged his attacker ...and more »

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

A brain surgeon who narrowly survived a frenzied stabbing attack at a Melbourne hospital three years ago has slammed the state government for failing to protect healthcare workers in the wake of another brutal assault on a doctor. Neurosurgeon Michael ...and more »

Family rush to the bedside of respected surgeon as he fights for his life after one-punch attack outside a Melbourne ... - Daily Mail

Relatives of a respected heart and lung surgeon fighting for his life after an alleged coward punch are flying into Melbourne from around the world for a bedside vigil. Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann remains in a critical condition three days after ...and more »