No meals for 100 hours

Health Ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba
Health Ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba

Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, has found evidence of medical negligence at the Tembisa Tertiary Hospital following the death of businessman Shonisani Lethole. Lethole was admitted to hospital in July last year with breathing difficulties and died before he received his results, which showed he had tested positive for Covid-19.

He took to social media to reach out to Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize about the deplorable conditions at the hospital saying he was being starved and mistreated by staff.

Professor Makgoba has just released a report on the investigations which reveal substandard care, medical negligence including Lethole not being fed for 100 hours and 54 minutes in total. Lets take a listen to what the Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba revealed earlie

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