Screen Shot 2019-06-14 at 23.52.46.pngHealth workers in the province demand security cameras and personal panic buttons at hospitals because of crime and attacks on nurses and doctors.

Three Mpumalanga hospitals are running on skeleton staff and have shut down all outpatient services as workers embark on a stay away to protest a recent spate of attacks on doctors and nurses and unsafe working conditions.

“We are not happy with the way the safety of health worker is being treated in this province. It is not getting the attention it deserves,” says nursing trade union, Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa’s provincial secretary Mzwandile Shongwe…..more