Apol­ogy to Dr Suk­eri

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The Press Om­buds­man has di­rected the Daily Dis­patch to apol­o­gise to Dr Ki­ran Suk­eri for breach­ing sec­tions of the Press Code in a re­port head­lined Protest storm at psy­chi­atric hospi­tal on March 3 2018 by in­ac­cu­rately stat­ing he was con­duct­ing a pri­vate prac­tice at the hospi­tal; the rep­u­ta­tional dam­age that this has un­nec­es­sar­ily caused him and his prac­tice; and not giv­ing him a right of re­ply to the above, as well as to Health MEC Pumza Dyan­tyi’s state­ment that there had been a clash of per­son­al­i­ties at the fa­cil­ity.

The Dis­patch ac­cepts the find­ings and hereby apol­o­gises to Dr Suk­eri and re­grets the breach of the code.

Visit www.press­coun­cil.org.za for the full find­ing.

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