- Tembisa Medical institution CEO Dr Lekopane Mogaladi is no longer easy every his obtain out about of precautionary suspension and the scathing file into the loss of life of Shonisani Lethole.
- The Gauteng smartly being department served Mogaladi with a obtain out about to suspend him following a file by Successfully being Ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba.
- Mogaladi has written to the department explaining why there is never one of these thing as a rational trigger for disciplinary motion towards him.
Tembisa Medical institution CEO Dr Lekopane Mogaladi is appealing the Gauteng smartly being department’s plan to set aside him on precautionary suspension.
He will almost definitely be no longer easy the scathing findings towards him by Successfully being Ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba over the loss of life of Shonisani Lethole.
The department announced in January it had served Mogaladi with a obtain out about of precautionary suspension following the damning file.
The appreciate came after Makgoba’s file into the loss of life of Lethole at the health center in June final Three hundred and sixty five days.
In his findings, Makgoba concluded the health center changed into once negligent in its treatment of Lethole.
Lethole died at the health center after being starved of meals for better than 100 hours.
His loss of life changed into once inaccurately recorded and he died without colorful his Covid-19 place.
Makhoba found the health center had successfully left Lethole to die and did no longer resuscitate him.
The health center changed into once also found to be untruthful and had equipped incomplete knowledge to Makgoba.
The Tag Thread Public Family firm, which is representing Mogaladi, acknowledged: “After careful deliberations along with his good team, Mogaladi has exercised his good merely to content the department’s plan to set aside him below suspension.”
His good team has served Successfully being Minister Zweli Mkhize, Makgoba and the department with allure papers referring to the file into the Lethole’s loss of life.
“Mogaladi has made written representations to the department explaining why there is never one of these thing as a rational trigger for the department to proceed with disciplinary motion towards him.
“The department had proceeded to again Dr Mogaladi with the obtain out about of suspension no matter a letter from his good team warning them no longer scurry into taking such decisions towards him based fully totally on the solutions of this counterfeit file.
“Furthermore, it makes fully no sense why the department would scurry to rep such motion no matter being knowledgeable of his plan to allure the file,” the firm acknowledged.
It added it changed into once alarmed the department had appointed somebody to act in Mogaladi’s set aside as health center CEO as this reflected bias and a push aside for merely processes.
“Appointing an meantime CEO without difficult about Mogaladi’s illustration exhibits that the department had already made up its thoughts about suspending him. Here is unfair and towards the labour guidelines of South Africa.
“In his going by of the matter, the Ombudsman uncared for proof and did no longer beget the funds for the CEO an opportunity to design representations as prescribed by legislation. The findings of the file, insofar as they narrate to Mogaladi, must be place aside aside.
“Mogaladi stays resolute in his mission to place the file straight by upholding the truth by good channels. The file by Makgoba made irrational findings that is no longer be substantiated by proof, thus subjecting him to unfairness,” the PR firm acknowledged.