24 Oct 2018

Attacked nurse says her rights are being ignored

From The Panel, 4:40 pm on 24 October 2018

A mental health nurse who was assaulted by a patient is angry he has returned to Nelson where she lives.

Wendy Hamer was stabbed, punched and scalded with boiling water by the man, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity. She says her rights are being ignored.

Victims' advocate Ruth Money speaks to us on Wendy's behalf about the case.