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Give private nurses a lifeline, judge orders KZN health department

He reprimands the department for ‘behaving unreasonably and limiting the public’s right to health care access’

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The KwaZulu-Natal health head has been directed to give its prerequisite authority,  within 10 days, to private health groups that want to train more than 200 nurses in the province to counter a threatened shortage of skills.

Pietermaritzburg high court judge Rishi Seegobin described the case before him as one of “utmost public importance”.

He said nurses were front-line workers, everyday heroes who stood between life and death...

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