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Nurses march in Tshwane over grievances

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA and Denosa National Student Movement are expected to march in Pretoria on Thursday to highlight their grievances.

Denosa Student Movement national chairperson Nathaniel Mabelebele said student nurses would also gather in other provinces.Mabelebele said the memorandum called for the “Persal [personal salary system] to be brought back as opposed to the bursary system” and for nurses doing community work to be absorbed into the system to address nursing shortages.Mabelebele said student nurse residences were not well maintained and some colleges did not have adequately equipped computer labs.South Africa 25 November 2021 - 12:05 Challenges faced by nurses in Tshwane included continuing water supply interruptions to clinics.

com/GurxjPIbNm — @COSATU Today (@_cosatu) November 25, 2021 Challenges faced by nurses in Tshwane included continuing water supply interruptions to clinics, which affects the delivery of critical healthcare services in areas such as trauma, emergency and deliveries.They plan to hand a memorandum to authorities about challenges and delays in nursing education.

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