Protests, medical staff prevented from working, Tshepong Hospital

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Protests, medical staff prevented from working, Tshepong Hospital
Protests, medical staff prevented from working, Tshepong Hospital

Protest action at the Tshepong Hospital in Klerksdorp once again led to the prevention of medical staff from entering the hospital.

The trade union Nehawu and its members started strikes in the North West province two months ago about low salaries and a shortage of health staff.

The mentality of workers who have no empathy with persons undergoing medical treatment is incomprehensible according to civilized standards, but is regarded as acceptable behavior in South Africa.

Meanwhile, the Steve Biko Hospital in Pretoria apparently decided to follow the Klerksdorp example.

Burning tires and rubble thrown at the entrance of the hospital prevents access to the hospital.

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