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Deteriorating state of patient care by nurses 'symptomatic of a bigger problem'

The Gauteng Department of Health has announced measures to remedy deteriorating state of patient care and nurses’ attitude towards patients which include the appointment of an Industrial Psychologist.

This is after the Department had received a high number of patient complaints about treatment by nurses.

Professor Laetitia Rispel chats to about why, while the practical measures put in place are encouraging, more needs to be done, including management of nursing staff.

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