Pietermaritzburg’s Townhill Hospital staff down tools

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Healthcare workers at Townhill Hospital in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday downed tools over their concerns with one of the managers there. Nurses and other healthcare workers held a sit-in in the hospital’s lobby.

One healthcare worker, who wished to remain unnamed, told The Witness that they were unhappy with the way one of the senior staff members was treating them.

“We have raised a lot of the issues we have with him to management, but it has now got to a point where we have had enough and we want him to go,” said the worker.

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