Elderly patient placed in blood-soaked bed at Livingstone

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The department of health has launched an internal probe into claims that an elderly Nelson Mandela Bay woman was placed in a blood-drenched bed at the Livingstone hospital casualty unit after spending hours waiting for help.

To add insult to injury, the toilets were reportedly blocked and the 84-year-old woman was not provided with a bed pan in order to relieve herself...

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