Hein Kaiser
Journalist
4 minute read
1 Feb 2022
5:15 am

Tambo Memorial Hospital a shame to stalwart’s name

Hein Kaiser

ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo is a national hero with a world-class airport operating in his name. This hospital shames it.

Tambo hospital.

The Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg must have been a formidable healthcare facility in its heyday. But exactly when that was is anyone’s guess – as what remains today is a worn out skeleton of what once was. ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo is a national hero with a world-class airport operating in his name. This hospital shames it. But, despite circumstances, the facility seems to be operational. Tambo Memorial needs a lot of work, not just for the care of patients, but also for the medical staff that do the caring. Driving into the entrance, the grounds look reasonably well...