Emergency department scare triggers fresh calls to ramp up hospital security

SECURITY SCARE: An incident at Mount Gambier Hospital over the weekend has exposed the lack of on-site security personnel at the major regional health facility. Picture: KATIE JACKSON

THE lack of on-site security personnel at Mount Gambier Hospital has again fuelled concerns following a potentially “frightening” incident at its busy emergency department.

The renewed calls for tighter security follows a 49-year-old Mount Gambier man being arrested at the emergency department on Saturday night for disorderly behaviour and resisting police.

According to police,


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