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kznlogo thumb100 Independent Media reports that the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Department of Health was forced on Monday to suspend its plans to host assessment tests for nurses at the Dr Pixley Ka-Isaka Seme Memorial Hospital in KwaMashu after thousands of people showed up.

According to the Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane, invitations to write the test were extended to only 250 people. “However, regrettably, thousands of people arrived - mostly those who were not invited. Although controlling this large crowd was quite challenging, the department managed to do so with the assistance of the SAPS,” Simelane indicated. He apologised to the candidates who had been invited to write assessment tests for the suspension. ”While we understand that the rate of unemployment is high in the country, all citizens have a responsibility to, at all times, abide by the law, respect all processes and protocols, and respond to job assessment tests or interviews only when invited,” Simelane observed. Going forward, candidates will be contacted and informed about where and when they will write their assessment tests.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Jolene Marriah-Maharaj at Independent Media


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