The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Western Cape will be leading a nurses’ march from various health facilities in the province to hand over a memorandum of demands for the improvement of their working conditions at the Provincial Legislature on Wednesday 16 March 2016.
Nurses will be raising various challenges that nurses encounter in facilities daily, ranging from:
- Severe shortage of nurses, support staff and extraordinarily long queues in health facilities in the province;
- Shortage of medication, broken and non-repaired equipment;
- Lack of resources (both financial and human);
- Lack of safety in the workplace;
- Non-payment of health workers; and
- Lack of support and continuous professional development opportunities for nurses due to severe shortages.
Led by provincial, regional and local leaders, nurses will gather at Kaizergracht Street (westerly direction), down Darling Street, south on Adderley, west on Wale Street and stop on Wale Street at the provincial legislature.
Members of the media are cordially invited to attend and report. For more information, contact: DENOSA Provincial Secretary, Danver Roman on 082 775 7739
The details of the march are the following:
Date Wednesday 16 March 2016
Meeting Venue: Kaizergracht Street in Cape Town
Contact person: Danver Roman, DENOSA Provincial Secretary
Mobile: 082 775 7739