27 February 2015
The Democratic Nursing
Organisation of South Africa said the overcrowding at Mamelodi Hospital is
nothing new, as it is one of the issues that the union has been concerned about
The hospital has been making
headlines recently for its overcrowding at its maternity ward which resulted in
a heavily pregnant women sleeping in benches.
Denosa’s Chairperson in
Gauteng Simphiwe Gada said we of the view that an investigation into this
matter is necessary as it is a matter we’ve been constantly been raising with
Gada said it’s a matter that
we are not going to stop, it’s a matter that we’ll continue in all other
hospitals in the province because it’s a matter of resources.
“There is a great influx of
nurses who have resigned due to the pension reforms issues which is clearly a
strain on the human resources” Gada added.
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