Safety concerns | Letters to the Editor
Last updated 2/12/2021 at 5:39pm
Safety at Swedish a concern
I have been seeing reports of patients at Swedish Edmonds becoming increasingly violent, escaping the hospital due to poor security and injuring members of the community.
I have relied on Swedish Edmonds hospital for decades to care for my family and loved ones. I am concerned that the hospital is putting profits above safety and is not providing the level of security required to provide safety for staff and patients.
Most recently, one of your staff members was punched and kicked at her workstation by a patient, who then went on to assault community members at...