Patient commits suicide at hospital
39-year-old jumped out of the window - Gauteng Health MEC consoles staff
A patient committed suicide at the Far East Rand hospital in Ekurhuleni, the Gauteng health MEC’s office said on Tuesday.
The 39-year-old patient apparently jumped through a window from the second floor of the hospital on Friday, it said in a statement.
The patient died at the scene.
“Our sympathies are with the family at this difficult time and as the department we will support them in all ways possible,” MEC Ntombi Mekgwe said.
She visited the hospital on Monday and offered counselling to hospital staff affected by the death.