Shock over food served to patients at Murchison Hospital in Port Shepstone

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The food which was allegedly given to a patient in Murchison Hospital.
The food which was allegedly given to a patient in Murchison Hospital.

The Murchison Hospital, in Port Shepstone, has come under fire following the surfacing of pictures showing “questionable” food, supposedly served to the patients.

The pictures, shared by some on social media, showed plates of dry phuthu (maize meal), a small boerewors and beetroot on the hospital’s sheets.

Vuyelwa Mavundla, who originally posted the pictures, told The Witness that her mother, who was a patient at the hospital was complaining about hunger, and then sent her the photographs. Her mother was admitted at the hospital four months ago, she said.

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