Nursing shortage putting strain on Gauteng hospitals

Severe staff shortages have led to situations where the doctor to patient ratio has risen to 1:15.

The Gauteng public health system is under severe pressure as admissions due to Covid-19 soar to an extent that one intensive care unit (ICU) nurse cares for four patients instead of one.

Severe staff shortages have led to situations where the doctor to patient ratio has risen to 1:15...

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