Zimbabwe Invites Retired and Former Nurses and Health Workers Back Into Service

THE Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) through the Health Services Board (HSB) has extended the waiver to reappoint former health workers who need to re-join the service in a bid to fill the gaps that have been arisen as a result of the exodus of skilled personnel.

By Staff Reporter

Through a circular, HSB Executive Director, Mr Angelbert Mbengwa said the waiver has been extended from the original September Deadline to March 31 2023.

Please be advised that the waiver has been extended for a further period of six months from October 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023 to facilitate urgent appointments to fill vacant posts in institutions,” he said through letter.

However, the appointment of all nurses applying to re-join the service and members who were discharged from service on grounds of misconduct, convicted of criminal offenses or terminated through medical grounds shall be centralized at the board.

“In view of the above, Central Hospitals and Provincial Hospitals shall continue approving application of for reappointment of other grades as communicated in the before except the categories stated above. Institutions should thus submit the applications of the above two categories to the board.”

He further instructed the General Manager of the Salary Bureau to accept reappointments authorized at stations in line with the set framework and informed all executives come across the country’s health institutions that the processing of reappointment using the stated guidelines was with immediate effect.

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  1. Anonymous

    And all this while it seemed as if nurses were dispensable assets when they continuously cried for a review and to be considered were salaries were concerned. I think its a lesson to all stakeholders involved to not take any civil servant for granted as this is the result.

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