22 September 2023 - NW2866
Ceza, Mr K to ask the Minister of Health
What are the details of the steps of intervention that have been taken to ensure that patients with clinical referrals are not turned away at the H A Grove Hospital in Mpumalanga, as it is the case currently?
According to Mpumalanga Department of Health patients were never turned away. H A Grove Hospital is one of the two district hospitals servicing patients from Emakhazeni sub-district in Nkangala district, as direct patients or referrals from the local clinics both as emergencies and outpatients. The outpatient department has a booking system to avoid long queues and long waiting times. Patients are booked according to the different outpatient clinics.