Two fatalities in Durban’s multiple hospital strikes

Chris Bateman


Two strikers, believed to be cleaners, died in a confrontation with security guards at King Edward Hospital on 14 July, following the non-implementation of a legal amendment rendering certain non-time-based temporary hospital staff permanent employees.

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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Strikers; Fatalities; Kind Edward VIII Hospital

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South African Medical Journal 2016;106(9):849. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i9.11335

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Date submitted: 2016-07-28
Date published: 2016-08-18

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