Social media outrage over hospital staff member's rude behaviour

Social media outrage over hospital staff member's rude behaviour

Social media users were left furious after hearing about the rude behaviour of a member of staff at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital. According to a witness, a patient died because of the receptionist's attitude.

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South Africans were angered by the rumour of the alleged death of a patient because a receptionist was telling her to go away.

According to an account by a witness, the receptionist at Steve Biko Academic Hospital was rude and verbally abusive to a patient before she collapsed and died.

The story was shared on social media, and people quickly responded, sharing what they think of the alleged behaviour by the staff member.

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A local musician shared a tweet to share the story, and his timeline was flooded with comments.

Julius Malema, leader of the EFF, also retweeted the post, so perhaps there will be even more awarness created.

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Briefly.co.za noticed that a Facebook user also shared the same story in the hope of creating awareness.

Another person, Ashleigh Elad, later shared that there has been a reaction from the hospital:

Wow Wow Wow

Reply from the CEO:

Dear Mr Bloom

The investigation is on and the staff member is suspended as of early today. Thank you for sharing the matter with me.

Yours sincerely,

DR. MATHABO MATHEBULA

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

STEVE BIKO ACADEMIC HOSPITAL

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Here's what Mzansi had to say on Facebook:

Maureen Teffo - We are here and willing to do the job with passion but people are here abusing their positions my heart breaks for those who suffer at the hands of these people.

Samantha Kemoratile Lebese - Someone get me her address.. I just want to talk

Francisco Sardinha - Should charge her for murder

Metso Kai Phelo - and yet we sitting at home unemployed but such ppl are working where they dont belong

Donah April - She must be FIRED!!!

Sonja Laubscher - Fire her. Many needing her job and can do better

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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