Man dies at Tembisa Hospital after being denied food for 2 days, he was kept in a ward with dead people
A family whose son died at the Tembisa Hospital in Ekhuruleni wants answers from the health ministry after he was allegedly denied food for two days.Man dies at Tembisa Hospital after being denied food for 2 days
Shonisani Lethole was admitted with breathing complications about two weeks ago.
His family claimed that two days after his admission, the 35-year-old asked for food but wasn’t given any.
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His request for a wheelchair to move to the bathroom was also apparently ignored
Lethole grew so desperate, he resorted to tweeting Health Minister Zweli Mkhize saying: “Mkhize can I respond to your tweets if the problems I have at one of your facilities continues, it’s becoming unbearable and they don’t seem to care. Didn’t eat for 48 hours.”
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