Now Marina suspends patients� referrals to South Africa

Princess Marina Hospital
Princess Marina Hospital

Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) has suspended patients' referrals to South Africa health facilities following attacks on other African nationals in that country.

Princess Marina Hospital (PMH) suspended patients’ referrals to South Africa (SA) since yesterday, PMH

Chief Communications and Public Relations Officer, Donnell Kutlapye, has stated in a press release. “Princess Marina Hospital has decided to suspend routine patient referrals to all hospitals in South Africa with immediate effect due to the sporadic xenophobic attacks taking place in that country,” he said.  Kutlapye explained that this was done for the safety of their staff and patients.  He said although they were aware that these attacks were happening in few areas in South Africa, they were also aware that they could have ripple effect. 

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