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9 January 2017, 05:49
There are calls for a change in the law to stop attacks
Capital's learnt 8 hospital and ambulance staff are attacked on duty in the West Midlands each day.
Mike Duggan is a paramedic in Birmingham.
There have been almost 8,500 attacks across the region since 2013, which is a rise of 16%.
Mike is calling on MP's to back tougher punishments for those who attack NHS workers, as well as the recording of specific offences committed.