The Department of Successfully being mentioned it had popular “with apprehension and substantial disappointment” the allegations Self sustaining Media had made regarding the Sithole decuplets against the Steve Biko Tutorial Health heart, which it described as “one in every of our easiest hospitals in the nation.”
“This pertains to successive tales published by the independent media community that Ms Gosiame Sithole has given initiating to decuplets at the health center per week ago. Mysteriously, the distance of the infants became on no account established,” the successfully being department mentioned in an announcement issued unhurried on Friday.
“We have got taken these allegations made against executive and healthcare consultants very critically. The results of our preliminary investigation yet again confirmed that there were no decuplets in the Steve Biko Tutorial Health heart, as successfully that there became no plot that Tshwane District Health heart, that is no longer even capacitated to bring twins can bring 10 infants,” the department mentioned.
The DOH added that clinicians at both the Steve Biko Tutorial Health heart and Tshwane District Health heart had confirmed that there became no file of supply of the decuplets in any of the final public successfully being facilities in Gauteng.
“It is no longer obvious as to the put the provision had befell,” the department mentioned.
“Given the magnitude of the allegations, we invite Self sustaining Media which has insinuated nasty-doing on the percentage of successfully being consultants and executive, to help Ms Sithole to pursue a criticism with the Successfully being Ombudsman for the alleged mistreatment of the patient at any successfully being facility.”
“It might maybe maybe per chance per chance no longer be that 10 or 8 infants are born and that no evidence of their whereabout or existence might maybe maybe per chance additionally be established. We speed all South Africans to enable the successfully being consultants to focal point on the project at hand of preventing the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in Gauteng the put there might maybe be severe stress,” the department mentioned.