do not meet standards set out by the Office of Health Standards Compliance
(OHSC). The findings detail the violation of patients' basic human rights.
inspections at close to 2 000 health facilities, around the country. Patients sleep on floors while
others are forced to share beds.
The Office has found that
some clinics hand out expired medication to patients and that food and
medication are kept in the same fridge.
Member, Ethelywnn Stellenberg, says “This
is totally disgusting. How could we allow this? The constitutional rights of
patients are severely violated… it’s really downgrading our society.”
Labels: Public Health Clinics are violating Patients Basic Rights