Nehawu strike spreads as violence, intimidation escalate

Ambulance attacked and paramedic beaten

The ongoing wage strike by health workers has escalated nationally, with violence and intimidation the order of the day while patients are being turned away and those admitted left unattended.

Yesterday, a labour court judge in the Free State ruled in favour of the provincial department of health against acts of intimidation and the prevention of nurses and other health workers from going to work...

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