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SA’s ailing public health sector ‘responding to treatment’?

Chris Bateman

Abstract


Only one of the most vital patient care domains in public healthcare facilities today meets the minimum local and international standards – that of positive caring staff attitudes – but while patient waiting times have increased, other critical areas show ‘marginal to good’ improvements.


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Chris Bateman, HMPG, South Africa

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Public healthcare facilities; Local and international standards

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South African Medical Journal 2015;105(1):11-13. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.9169

Article History

Date submitted: 2014-11-14
Date published: 2014-12-12

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