Phikwe Government Hospital Hit By Shortage Of Specialists

Selebi-Phikwe Town Council PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Selebi-Phikwe Town Council PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Selebi-Phikwe Government Hospital finds itself in a serious shortage of specialists as there is only one while contracts for the other four were not renewed last December.

As a result the waiting period for gynae clinic at the hospital is eight months. The biggest challenge is that the gynae patients are booked at Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital where the waiting period runs to 2021. For now, the only specialist service provided is that of a physician.

Moreover, the Laundromat at the hospital has also not been operating for a year and laundry is currently done at other health facilities outside town, which comes at a cost.

Editor's Comment
Bravo, Matlala JSS for recognising employees!

Last Friday, Matlala Junior Secondary School (JSS) in Tlokweng did just that – they organised an event to honour their teachers and support staff. This gesture is truly commendable, as teachers occupy a pivotal role in the lives of our children.To be completely candid, teachers are the ones who shape our children from a very tender age, investing a significant amount of time in their growth and development. It's not uncommon to hear parents...

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