Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital: Management care for patients as strike continues

The CEO of the Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital in Krugersdorp, Dr Patrick Sofohlo says strike action on Tuesday led to management having to cook for patients.

Admin staff and nurses went on strike on Friday demanding a canteen, additioanl office space and the removal of hospital management.

READ: Strike at Charlotte Maxeke hospital postponed, services back running

Speaking to Bongani Bingwa, Sefohlo notes patients have been attended to by management and skeleton staff.

Unfortunately, other departments have been closed due to the strike.

Dr Patrick Sofohlo, CEO - Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital

The management of the hospital opened the pharmacy early on Tuesday morning and medication was taken out of the pharmacy and dispensed to all the wards so that admitted patients can get the necessary medication.

Dr Patrick Sofohlo, CEO - Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital

Our contingency plan is that the whole management comes to work and nurses all our patients.

Dr Patrick Sofohlo, CEO - Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital

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