Patients say that lost clinic cards add to already long waits at the hospital (File photo)

When a trip to the clinic already involves three queues, lost patient cards are the last thing you need. Thembinkosi Mabena recently went to collect his antiretrovirals (ARV) at the Eastern Cape’s St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lusikisiki. After eight hours and three queues, Mabena received his treatment but only after the hospital’s chief executive officer interceded on his behalf…..more