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Health Workers @ Tamale Hospital Withdraw Services

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Reports reaching gbcghanaonline indicate that nurses and midwives at the Tamale Teaching Hospital, have withdrawn their services following the invasion, mishandling and locking up of the office of the Acting CEO, Dr. David Akolbila Monday, August 13, 2018.
They have condemned the act of lawlessness that have bedeviled over the years stressing that many nurses, midwives and other staff have faced brutalities at the hospital in the hands of lawless individuals.
This was contained in a statement jointly issued and signed by the  chairman and secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, Abdul Rashid Haidallah and Ibrahim Busagri.
According to the association, it is withdrawing it’s services at the hospital until the following conditions are meant: an immediate establishment of a security post to provide security for all staff and patients, the culprits be made to render an unqualified apology to the CEO and culprits be immediately arrested and arranged before court.
The statement noted that staff of the hospital especially nurses and midwives do not no longer feel safe working at the hospital in view of what happened on Monday morning.
It said the association is worried since this is not the first time such a thing is happening at the hospital.
The statement mentioned the likes of past CEOs such as Dr Nsiah Asare, Dr. Tapang, Dr. Kenneth Sagoe and Dr. Akanbong as persons who have suffered from this violent acts from lawless individuals within Tamale without any repercussions.

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