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strike thumb medium85 85News24 reports that the Treatment Action Campaign and Section27 have called on President Jacob Zuma to intervene in Free State where a hospital strike over overtime pay at one hospital has led to overcrowding at various surrounding hospitals.  

Staff at the Mofumahadi Manapo Mopeli Regional Hospital (MMMRH) in Phuthaditjhaba, QwaQwa, are reportedly on strike due to lack of payment for overtime worked.  The provincial health department said it was shocked to learn about the MMMRH strike as an agreement had been reached with union Nehawu and it had been agreed that staff would return to the hospital with immediate effect.

  • Read this report by Wim Pretorius in full at News24
  • Read too, Free State facing ‘hospital nightmare’‚ health rights organisations say, at TimesLive

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