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Joe Phaahla Has Released An Official Statement To The Public.

https://www.iol.co.za/capetimes/news/politics/phaahla-says-44-out-of-357-hospitals-have-psychiatric-in-patients-units-d8b4b461-c093-4c88-8810-25b4582728aa?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1656930964



In answers to parliamentary inquiries, Phaahla said there were 1446 beds in the assigned mental in-patients units.


He was answering inquiries from DA MP Haseena Ismail, who had requested the number from medical clinics that have mental units, the all out number of emotional wellness patients and a breakdown of medical clinics in every region.


Phaahla said the 44 medical clinics that have mental units converted into 12.3% of the general wellbeing offices.


He additionally said: "There are 14004 all out quantities of beds accessible for emotional wellness patients."


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His answers showed that KwaZulu-Natal has the most beds for psychological wellness patients at 3028, trailed by Gauteng with 2478, Western Cape 2067 and Eastern Cape 11816.


There were 1569 beds for psychological wellness patients in Limpopo, 1446 in North West, 927 in Free State, 344 in Northern Cape and 329 in Mpumalanga.


Phaahla likewise said the Mental Health Care Act given to assignment of specific independent mental medical clinics and long term wards appended to general clinics.


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"This is a simultaneous capability of the public chief general of wellbeing and the common heads of divisions."


There are a sum of 24 independent mental emergency clinics with 10963 beds for psychological well-being patients countrywide.


Phaahla said the regulation further accommodated a rundown of wellbeing foundations to direct 72-hour evaluation for compulsory psychological well-being care, with assigned beds for this reason.

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