DETECTIVES have charged a woman after a nurse was allegedly assaulted at a Brisbane hospital yesterday.
At around 6:30pm, police responded to a disturbance involving a female patient in a ward at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in Herston.
Police will allege during the course of the disturbance a female nurse was assaulted.
A 62-year-old female nurse was treated for bruising to her hip.
A 44-year-old Lutwyche woman has been charged with one count each of serious assault of a public officer performing function causing bodily harm, wilful damage and possession of a knife in a public place.
She is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on June 29.
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