Sydney nurse attacked by a patient and left with head gash at Westmead Hospital

Gruesome pictures reveal nurse's horror injuries after she was attacked by a patient at her hospital WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT A nurse, 31, was left bleeding from a gash that ran from her forehead to her scalp She hit her head after being punched and knocked down by a 26-year-old man The patient also attacked a security guard, a 40-year-old man, by punching him  The nurse shared pictures of the injury, saying: 'Work should be a safe place' 

By Shive Prema For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:48 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 08:41 BST, 12 September 2020

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A nurse was left with blood pouring from gash on the side of her head after being attacked by a patient in hospital. 

The patient, a 26-year-old man, was receiving treatment when he punched a security guard, a 40-year-old man, at Westmead Hospital in Sydney's west at 5am on Friday. 

He then punched a nurse, a 31-year-old woman, in the back of the head before grabbing on to her, causing her to fall and hit her head on a door. 

She was left with a deep gash running through the middle of her forehead and deep into her scalp, which caused blood to gush out. 

A nurse, 31, was left with a deep gash  (pictured) that ran from the middle of her forehead to the her scalp after being attacked by a 26-year-old man, who was a hospital patient

A nurse, 31, was left with

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