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Stabbed PC to return to work

Title
Stabbed PC to return to work
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
14 Feb 1986
Year of production
1986
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Duration
00:03:02
Description
Report on a press conference with PC George Hammond, on his struggle to return to health after being stabbed whilst on duty; his kidney transplant and planned return to work - though not to the beat - a year after the attack. Hammond’s surgeon, Michael Buick, pays tribute to his patient’s bravery. (Scottish) male reporter not identified.
Contributors
George Hammond; Michael Buick
Keywords
Injuries; Health; Police; Police personnel; Kidney transplantation; Assault; Policemen; Edged weapons

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