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Patients must have endless patience to get treatment

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Our politicians in Bhisho and at Calata House must remember that what is happening at Grey Hospital is not the freedom we struggled for.


05 Dec 2019
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Patients must have endless patience to get treatment

Patients. Image: iStock

Our poor, ordinary people cannot wait for the implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI) because the current health system has been brutal towards us. This was clear from the fact that everywhere the health portfolio committee chairperson, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, and his team went during their current public hearings on the NHI, there is one refrain from the people: the insurance must be implemented as soon as possible. Among the places they visited in the Eastern Cape last week was King William’s Town, a former colonial outpost that I believe should be called Steve Biko City after the locally-born hero...

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