All in a hard day’s work – A clinical associate’s first day at work in a rural hospital.

Hardly two weeks on the job and doctors and nurses at Carletonville Hospital’s maternity ward say that Victor Mokokotlela is a welcome relief.

As one of the inaugural clinical associates to graduate from Wits University in December, Mokokotlela’s duties include taking care of the hospital’s post-natal patients.

“This is a very remote hospital and we need all the help we can get. Being in such a remote area makes it hard for us to attract professionals,” said Matabo Letsoalo, hospital spokesperson. Read the full article published in the New Age on 19 January 2012.