Netcare warns SA that nursing shortage is heading towards a ‘dangerous cliff’
Company also says ideological positions on NHI that vilify the private sector will be disastrous
Private hospital group Netcare has once again warned that with the healthcare system heavily reliant on a nursing workforce of above the age of 50 and not bringing in new nurses, this is becoming a societal challenge that needs to be addressed urgently.
Chair Mark Bower in a letter to shareholders published in Netcare’s annual report on Monday said the worsening shortage of qualified nurses in SA should be a concern at all levels of society, not only for healthcare service providers...
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