TB hospital in chaos as patients out of control

Tuberculosis (TB) patients sell booze and dagga in an Eastern Cape hospital, where broken fences allow patients to go in and out to get illicit supplies.

These were some of the issues confronting Winterberg TB hospital in Fort Beaufort, said striking nurses yesterday.

EXPLORING: Goats and pig wander around inside the Winterberg TB Hospital Picture: SUPPLIED

Yesterday more than 50 nurses braved the 18°C weather for the second day and sat on chairs or stood at the gates to the hospital.

By Sisipho Zamxaka, DispatchLIVE

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