Gauteng health authorities to investigate baby deaths

By Andy Rice 23 July 2010

Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane said on Friday that the province's health authorities the deaths of six babies at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital. Mokonyane made the announcement after visiting the babies' parents. On Wednesday the health department denied that the deaths were caused by negligence, but after listening to the stories of the parents, including reports that the same syringes were used for different babies, Mokonyane said that: "The team that has done all those things is known by all the parents.. Where disciplinary measures have to be taken, they will be taken." Read more: Times Live

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