‘Nothing Wrong at Eastern Cape Psychiatric Hospitals’

‘Nothing Wrong at Eastern Cape Psychiatric Hospitals’

Tamar Kahn in Business Day.  The DA’s spokesperson for the health department Patricia Kopane says she found nothing wrong when she visited the Fort England and Tower Psychiatric Hospital in the Eastern Cape earlier on Monday and cast doubt on media reports sounding the alarm on their conditions. She said Tower Psychiatric Hospital was clean and well maintained, with quality food in the kitchens. Staff at both facilities should be applauded for doing what they could with limited resources, she said. Kopane questioned the veracity of a recent report carried by Rapport, which drew attention to dilapidated infrastructure, inadequate nutrition and inappropriate isolation of psychiatric patients at Tower Hospital. Read more here. 

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