A man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH after a member of hospital staff was injured in Newham University Hospital.
Police were called at 12.30am on Wednesday, 12 June to reports of a stabbing at the Hospital.
The victim aged 50 suffered multiple stab wounds caused by a pair of scissors. Her injuries have been assessed as non-life threatening.
The male suspect aged 27 was arrested on suspicion of GBH at the scene. He remains in an east London Police Station where he continues to be questioned.
Enquiries continue. There are no other reported injuries.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is requested to call police via 101 quoting CRIS 163/12 June.