Editorial

Unpacking Recommendation 16 of the Health Ombud’s report on the Life Esidimeni tragedy

L J Robertson, B Janse van Rensburg, M Talatala, C Chambers, C Sunkel, B Patel, S Stevenson

Authors' affiliations

L J Robertson, South African Society of Psychiatrists, Johannesburg, South Africa

B Janse van Rensburg, South African Society of Psychiatrists, Johannesburg, South Africa

M Talatala, South African Society of Psychiatrists, Johannesburg, South Africa

C Chambers, outh African Depression and Anxiety Group, Johannesburg, South Africa

C Sunkel, South African Federation for Mental Health, Johannesburg, South Africa

B Patel, South African Federation for Mental Health, Johannesburg, South Africa

S Stevenson, SECTION27, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Keywords

Life Esidimeni; Deinstitutionalisation; Mental health systems; Community mental health care; Mental health financing; Human rights in mental illness; South Africa

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2018;108(5):362-363. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i5.13223

Article History

Date submitted: 2018-04-25
Date published: 2018-04-25

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