Women in labour allegedly forced to sleep on the floor in hospital

Women in labour allegedly forced to sleep on the floor in hospital

- A photo was posted on social media which had Mzansi fuming

- The image showed women sleeping on the floor

- According to the post, the ladies were pregnant and forced to sleep on the ground in the hospital

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A woman who has been identified as Brigett took to social media to share a photo of ladies sleeping on the floor.

According to Brigett, the ladies are pregnant and ready for labour but they are forced to sleep on the floor of a local hospital due to a lack of beds in the labour ward.

"Women who are ready for labour sleeping on the floor in the Labour Ward because the are no beds. The are 11 others who slept on the floor. The water in the bathrooms is freezing cold. What did we do to deserve this? #ojewakeng @EdenvilleHospital," the post was captioned.

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She added in another post that it is overly crowded and that the situation is bad.

Briefly.co.za gathered that social media users were livid about the photo and they called the government out for failing the people.

Morudi, who goes by the Twitter handle @modibaml, commented: "Public Health facilities bo Mabena. Makes me wonder if they’ll manage this health insurance things. Basic staff such as hygiene makes a lot different but hey #DlalaMabena."
Another tweep, @MSL9000, added: "Voted a well known corrupt government into power as you always do.. and expect things to be different."

Other social media users accused foreigners for the shortage of beds in local hospitals.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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