Psychiatric patients injured at Bheki Mlangeni Hospital

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Seven mental health patients have been injured and four staff members assaulted at the Bheki Mlangeni Hospital in Soweto since January last year as a result of inadequate facilities for psychiatric patients. This is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen…

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Psychiatric patient slits throat at Soweto hospital

  I am appalled at the report that a psychiatric patient attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat at the Bheki Mlangeni Hospital in Soweto. This would not have happened if there were proper facilities for psychiatric patients at this hospital. The 20-year-old schizophrenic patient Thabang Xaba slit his…

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DA welcomes intervention at Bheki Mlangeni Hospital

Dr Gwen Ramokgopa

  I welcome the measures announced today by Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa to fix the deep-seated problems at the Bheki Mlangeni Hospital in Soweto. This intervention is long overdue and follows a sex for jobs scandal and other irregularities in the hiring of staff. The hospital also suffers because…

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