Four implicated in Mamelodi hospital elder abuse

Gauteng Health MEC, Bandile Masuku is promising to tackle the challenges faced by patients and employees at Mamelodi Hospital. Courtesy of #DSTV403

PRETORIA - Two Mamelodi Hospital doctors are among four staff members implicated after an elderly woman was found shackled to a bench at the facility.

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The four have been placed on special leave.

They've been asked to explain why they shouldn't be suspended.

Gauteng Health MEC, Bandile Masuku said, "there is a security guard and medical officers, two doctors and a nurse." 

"Those have been asked to explain why they shouldn't be suspended and investigate further."

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eNCA