Patients who came from various areas to get treatment at the Polokwane Hospital were left frustrated as they could not access the institution as a result of the strike.
Calvin Ngobeni‚ 40‚ a cancer and tuberculosis patient from Botlokwa‚ was found sitting outside of the premises of Polokwane Hospital while still wearing the patients’ uniform from Botlokwa Hospital.
Patients had to be turned away from several hospitals as striking workers‚ including nurses who render essential services‚ joined in the protest action.
The unprotected strike started on Wednesday and culminated in a total shutdown of services in the departments of health‚ education and social development on Thursday.
He added it was “unfortunate” that they had to seek the intervention of the courts by applying an interdict which was granted against Nehawu and the striking members.
He said they expected the striking workers back at work “with immediate effect” and failure to comply the striking workers will be in contempt and will be subjected to disciplinary measures.
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