18-hour EMS wait

Sunday Tribune - - NEWS -

DURBANITE Geral­dine Baker, 59, had to wait 18 hours for an am­bu­lance at a pub­lic toi­let af­ter be­ing robbed at the beach­front. She broke her leg in the scuf­fle.

An em­ployee at an eatery saw Baker at 4pm and again at 6am the next day. It was only when a po­lice­woman drove to Ad­ding­ton Hos­pi­tal that Baker was at­tended to. The KZN Health De­part­ment said a mix-up of names caused the de­lay. It apol­o­gised to Baker.

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