Lots of beds, but no nurses

Staff shortage a critical challenge in fight against resurgent Covid-19 in Bay


There are hundreds of beds available for Covid-19 patients in Nelson Mandela Bay government hospitals, but not enough nurses because of critical staff shortages.

The ranks of public health-care workers have been thinned drastically by deaths, high absenteeism rates and an overtired contingent of workers during the fight against the virus. ..

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