Nyangabgwe hospital guilty of negligence

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FRANCISTOWN: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has been ordered to pay out P50,000 to a woman who sued Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital (NRH) following a botched surgery performed on her in 2012.

The plaintiff in the case, Stella Dube, through her attorney Rodger Callender initially demanded P300,000 for pain, suffering and loss of amenities of life and disfigurement.

She also demanded the ministry to pay the costs of the suit. Dube instituted legal proceeding against the hospital after a gauze was left inside her genitalia following an operation to remove a cyst.

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