Psychiatric Clinic assistant director steps down over abuse scandal

Ljubljana, 23 October - The assistance director general of the University Psychiatric Clinic in Ljubljana, Jožica Peterka Novak, has resigned in the wake of a new media report about violence against patients. The allegations first surfaced in May but inquires are still ongoing.

The Ljubljana University Psychiatric Clinic, one of the hospitals within the largest hospital system in Slovenia - UKC Ljubljana.
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