74 assaults at Altnagelvin Hospital in 2015

Altnagelvin Hospital

There were over 70 physical or verbal assaults on staff at Altnagelvin Hospital last year according to figures collated by the Derry News.

The paper's editor Ciaran O'Neill says he was prompted to look at the issue after noticing the number of cases appearing before the local magistrates court.

Speaking on today's Shaun Doherty Show, Ciaran O'Neill said the findings were stark.............