Africa: Limpopo Health MEC Dr Phophi Ramathuba has expressed sadness at the passing of two nurses stationed at Mokopane Hospital who died in a motor vehicle accident on Saturday, 20 August 2022, on the R81( Munnik) next to Mall of the North in Polokwane.
The MEC has also expressed well wishes messages to the surviving midwife, who is currently in a critical condition at Mankweng Hospital Intensive care unit.
The three nurses, who were employees of the department of health stationed at Mokopane Hospital Maternity ward at the time of their untimely death, were returning back from a funeral when the car they were travelling with was involved in a head-on collision.
“It is with deep sorrow and sadness that, as a province, we have lost two of our nurses who were central in the provision of maternal and child healthcare services. As the health department, we send our deepest condolences to the families, friends and colleagues on their loss. May the memories of their contribution to the health fraternity console us as we continue to render services to our people. May the souls of the departed Rest In Peace, and we also wish a speedy recovery to the surviving member who is still in hospital”, said MEC Ramathuba.
The MEC will visit the midwife at Mankweng Hospital this afternoon at 15h00.