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Public sector strike impacting healthcare in rural communities

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The public sector strike has negatively impacted essential health services as government and unions have yet to reach a new service level agreement. While the Department of Health and the Department of Public Administration has called for essentials workers to not leave their posts, one of the implication is that primary healthcare is not guaranteed during the wage strike. Our next guest has raised a concerned that rural communities are completely reliant on public funded services and access to essential health care services and a protracted strike could be severely compromise their access to service delivery when it comes to essential healthcare. To help us understand what is happening on the ground, we are joined by… Guest: Russel Rensburg - Director of Rural Health Advocacy Project 

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