EDITORIAL | The grim truth about Tembisa hospital cannot be buried

While the province’s response is a step in the right direction, the hospital isn’t showing any willingness to change its ways

28 January 2021 - 20:19 By sunday times daily

A Sunday Times colleague ended up in the casualty ward of a private Johannesburg hospital in December for a non-Covid-19 illness. As she was wheeled into the emergency room in the dark hours of an early morning, a nurse waited at the door. “Welcome to our emergency ward!” he said, before adding: “We will help you get better.” She would later recall the bizarreness of the moment but also how it made her believe she was in good hands. ..

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