PREMIUM!

Why healthcare workers keep going in a crisis

features 2 months ago

While they had already been overworked before the pandemic, things are most likely to get worse for nurses, doctors, porters and cleaners at all hospitals.


04 Apr 2020
PREMIUM!
Why healthcare workers keep going in a crisis

Medics. Pictures: Michel Bega, Neil McCartney, EPA, AFP

Those privileged enough to have access to private healthcare simply walk in, wave their medical aid cards and expect to be treated by them immediately. Those less fortunate, often frustrated by the long queues and inadequate resources at public facilities, sometimes lash out at them for the system’s shortcomings. Now, however, while in the midst of a pandemic unlike anything the modern age has yet seen, we are all equal and whether public or private, our healthcare workers are the frontline of the war. And while they had already been overworked before the pandemic, things are most likely to get...

BACK TO CITIZEN BACK TO PREMIUM



 


 

 

today in print