MEC Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko visits Far East Rand Hospital mortuary, 21 Aug

The Far East Rand Hospital’s mortuary has come under scrutiny following allegations about the functionality of the mortuary fridges and cold storage facilities.

Currently, the hospital’s mortuary fridges which can accommodate 89 bodies in storage are fully functional. An active maintenance contract is in place up to March 2024.

The Gauteng MEC for Health and Wellness, Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko will visit the hospital’s mortuary as part of her oversight visit to facilities.

Members of the media are invited to the visit as follows:

Date: Monday, 21 August 2023

Time: 13h00

Venue: Far East Rand Hospital, Hospital St, Springs

Motalatale Modiba

Head of Communication

Cell: 064 803 0808

E-mail: sends e-mail)

Tshepo Shawa

Spokesperson for the MEC for Health

Cell: 072 222 6333


Source: Government of South Africa