oa South African Medical Journal - PE hospital turmoil : CEO leaves, nurses snore in patient beds : izindaba

Volume 106, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Longstanding critical staff shortages in the maternity unit at Port Elizabeth's Dora Nginza Hospital came to a head in mid-February with a 3-day nurses' strike, the enforced departure of the CEO, and nearly burnt-out doctors being prevented from doing ward rounds by strikers.

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