Hospitals in bed, staff crisis

Patients from other ’underdeveloped’ facilities sent to Frere


Two “underdeveloped” Eastern Cape hospitals have been identified as the reason for the bed shortage crisis at Frere Hospital's overwhelmed orthopaedic ward, where patients sleep on the floor for days at a time waiting for beds...

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