A disgruntled patient set a small fire inside his room at San Mateo Medical Center on Tuesday night, which led to a standoff with police.
A patient at a Fremont hospital was arrested this week after attempting to leave the hospital in a contractor’s truck, according to police.
An elder abuse and wrongful death case has been filed in California Superior Court in the disappearance and death of a San Francisco dementia patient who was missing for 10 days before being found by a dog walker, dead in a park.
A female nurse was attacked by a patient Friday at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland.
The names and medical information of some patients seen at Stanford Hospital and Clinics were posted to a website by an outside vendor’s sub-contractor, a hospital spokesman said Thursday.
Napa State Hospital patient Jess Willard Massey was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Tuesday morning for murdering a psychiatric technician at the hospital in October.
Jess Willard Massey pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday to the murder of Napa State Hospital psychiatric technician Donna Gross last year.
A 37-year-old former patient at a state-run California mental hospital will stand trial in the strangling of a psychiatric nurse there last year.
Officials at San Francisco General Hospital are trying to determine a man’s identity after he was admitted earlier this month.
A Napa State Hospital patient who died after a fight with his roommate on Monday afternoon suffered a heart attack, Napa County Sheriff’s Capt. Tracey Stuart said Thursday morning.