By Shive Prema For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 06:48 BST, 12 September 2020 | Updated: 08:41 BST, 12 September 2020
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