Phone lines down at major Gauteng hospitals

The DA says telephone lines at some Gauteng hospitals are down because the provincial health
department hasn't paid its bills. According to the DA the situation is a "communication crisis".
According to the party patients and their relatives could not get through to hospitals for
appointments, enquiries or updates. Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Steve Biko
Academic Hospital, Kopanong Provincial Hospital, and Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital are among
the affected hospitals. Phemelo speaks to DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Health Jack Bloom.
26 Feb 3PM English South Africa Education · Careers

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