A Nurse has been suspended pending the investigation by the Limpopo Department of Health following the allegations that she has administered the wrong medication for a patient. She is based at Mokopane Gateway Clinic in Limpopo province.
The nurse was suspended after the victim’s father launched a complaint after his son experience side effects due to the medications that he received.
“It is alleged that the patient who is a minor, allegedly visited the clinic after he was released from school due to severe coughing,” read the statement.
“Allegedly, when treating the patient, the nurse administered medication not meant for the condition and as a result of the child experience side effects Following the complaint from the father, the child was later admitted to hospital to administer the antidote,”
The victim has been since discharged from the hospital and he is being monitored as an outpatient.