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"Gauteng Health Department lied in court"

Date: Nov 16, 2017

SASOP took the department to court in March last year to stop the transfer of about 50 patients from Life Esidimeni to the Takalani NGO in Soweto

Former President of the South African Society of Psychiatrists or SASOP- Mvuyiso Talatala says the Gauteng Health Department lied in court when it successfully fought off a legal battle to stop the transfer of mentally ill patients. 

SASOP took the department to court in March last year to stop the transfer of about 50 patients from Life Esidimeni to the Takalani NGO in Soweto. Talatala has been testifying at the Life Esidimeni hearings in Johannesburg. 

LISTEN to the report by SABC reporter, Wisani Makhubele...

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