Flawed Esidimeni hospital transfers exposed at hearing

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File: The father of one of 141 patients who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy testified that 40 beds lined up in a garage, and that there was no privacy.

File: The father of one of 141 patients who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy testified that 40 beds lined up in a garage, and that there was no privacy.

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File: The father of one of 141 patients who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy testified that 40 beds lined up in a garage, and that there was no privacy.

File: The father of one of 141 patients who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy testified that 40 beds lined up in a garage, and that there was no privacy.

JOHANNESBURG - The Life Esidimeni transfers have had life-changing consequences for the families of surviving patients.

Many of the survivors have been moved from the NGOs, but these placements have not been without problems.

Sibusiso Sikhakhane&39;s brother Mduduzi is one of the survivors of the Life Esidimeni transfers.

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He had been placed at Rebafeng, one of the NGOs ordered to shut down.

But the process of placing him in another facility has been frustrating for his family.

* Watch the full video report by Sikelelwa Mdingi in the gallery above.