Western Cape nurses plead for more staff

Fatigued and buckling under pressure. Unions representing nurses in Cape Town say they're not coping and are asking for more staff. eNCA's Nobesuthu Hejana shares more details. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - Unions representing nurses in Cape Town say they're not coping and are asking for more staff.

This amid a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections.

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Some hospitals are being forced to divert patients to other facilities.

Unions in the province say the only way the health department can ease the pressure on already-exhausted healthcare workers at hospitals, is by making posts available to qualified graduates.

Source
eNCA

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