Ministry moves to deal with staff concerns


The Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Alfred Madigele says government is coming up with measures to address declining levels of professionalism and security concerns.

Dr Madigele was briefing the media about his ministry’s successes and challenges they are facing on Tuesday. He pointed out that in some instances, core cadres that are on the frontline of patient care no longer adhere to some age-old code of conduct that are commensurate with the required empathy and respectability. 

The Minister called upon the old guard to lead by example in promoting professionalism and keeping best practices in health and well-ness.  On other ,  issues he disclosed his ministry is taking action to address staff welfare concerns. Among other interventions, the ministry will provide trained and professional security personnel in health facilities. In that regard, Ministry experts the engagement of private securities in health facilities will lead to improved 

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