Townhill staff demand action against ‘incompetent’ management

2008-05-21 00:00

DISGRUNTLED staff members at a psychiatric hospital have given hospital management an ultimatum to rectify the problem of lack of resources. Townhill hospital nurses and general staff marched into the hospital administration offices yesterday to hand over a memorandum of demands.

It is alleged that some wards have no hand basins, and there is insufficient clothing, such as underwear for male patients. It is alleged that candles are used during load-shedding periods, putting patients at risk. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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