JOHANNESBURG, August 16 – KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo on Thursday expressed his satisfaction with the commitment of management and staff of Charles Johnson Memorial (CJM) Hospital in Nquthu after his unannounced visit.
MEC Dhlomo was at the official opening of Inkosi Thathezakhe Clinic in Nquthu when he decided to make a turn at CJM Hospital.
“It is very encouraging to get to the hospital and find hard-working, dedicated, and smiling staff members. The patients themselves are satisfied and smiling. I was also happy to see that doctors are seeing patients and referring them accordingly,” Dhlomo said.
Dhlomo said the hospital was spotless, patients were happy and the nurses were working hard, despite some pressures.
“It’s very encouraging to see that the hospital was doing well, and the staff is hard-working and ready to deliver the best even when no-one is watching. I commend this hospital for its good leadership and the work that they’re doing,” Dhlomo added.
CJM Hospital is a 24-hour level 1 District and baby-friendly hospital, with 385 beds, in the Umzinyathi District. It serves a population of about 154,042 from the Nquthu sub-district and has 14 clinics under it, as well as a nursing college sub-campus.
– African News Agency (ANA)