Mental Hospital Accra Psychiatric Hospital won't shut down - Mahama

The Hospital risks being shut down by managers who have sent a distress call to government to provide them with logistics.

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President John Mahama has indicated that adequate measures have been instituted to ensure that the Accra Psychiatric hospital functions properly.

The Hospital risks being shut down by managers who have sent a distress call to government to provide them with logistics.

But President Mahama in an interview with Uniiq FM said, "We will take immediate steps to resolve the issues at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital... I will talk to the Health Minister to understand what the issues are so they are resolved."

Read more: Nurses strike over 'dangerous working environment'

The authorities started repatriating over 300 patients on Monday, October 31, in a bid to decongest the facility to enable it feed and give care to the lean number that remain.

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The hospital is struggling to operate smoothly compelling nurses to start an indefinite strike to protest the indecent conditions at work.

See also: Admissions still suspended despite gov't intervention

Meanwhile, the striking nurses have cautioned government against the disjointed solutions to their concerns.

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