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21 September 2017 10:51 (South Africa)

Worrying number of doctors resign from Leratong Hospital

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Seventeen doctors have resigned from Leratong Hospital on the West Rand since the beginning of the year, reportedly because of bad management. There are 29 positions for doctors that need to be filled, and 52 for nurses. The most pressing concern is that Leratong is a Fifa-designated hospital, but is not equipped to deal with extra patients, such as injured fans.  Read more: Sapa via IOL

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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