The University of Utah Hospital, where a nurse was manhandled and arrested by police as she protected the legal rights of a patient, has imposed new restrictions on law enforcement, including barring officers from patient-care areas and from direct contact with nurses.
The arrest and manhandling last month of Nurse Wubbels as she was trying to advocate for her patient caused a loud uproar from nurses and the general public. Now the police have been barred from patient-care areas in the Utah hospital where nurse Wubbels was the charge nurse on the day of her arrest. The police will now have to "deal directly with house supervisors when they have a request."
On Friday, the police department [FONT=Georgia][COLOR=#1955a5]said[/COLOR][/FONT] two of its employees had been placed on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation, but did not give details. A criminal investigation is underway, according to Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill
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