The plight of a sick Congolese national admitted to Mansa General Hospital has raised concerns from members of the general public who have accused health workers at the Hospital of neglect.
According to Radio Yangeni News Reporters that rushed to Mansa General Hospital Surgical Ward on Tuesday found the patient identified as Nathan Kapotwe had developed bed sores and maggots while his bowl of porridge was covered with ants.
Kapotwe narrated that he had not been attending to for some days and that when he was checked on Tuesday, it was discovered that bedsores had become bad and maggots were feeding on him.
A further check up in the afternoon by the Journalists revealed that Kapotwe’s sores had been cleaned and peroxide administered.
Meanwhile, Mansa General Hospital Head of Clinical Care Banda Mabvuto refuted claims that nurses do not attend to Kapotwe saying if they did not he would had died.