Management of the Tema General Hospital on Tuesday admonished the public as part of their customer care processes, to honour and respect agreement made either officially or unofficially.
In a statement signed by Dr Kwabena Opoku- Adusei, Medical Director of the Hospital, said management attention had been drawn to the apparent disruption of a burial process on Saturday, February 11 at the Community 9 Cemetery, allegedly involving a mortuary staff of the hospital.
“Management has set up processes to look into the case of the individual involved,” it said.
The statement said management had put in place an official way of depositing dead bodies at the Hospital morgue and retrieving them.
The statement said: “Any other unofficial arrangement becomes personal.”
It said any staff who brought the name of the Hospital into disrepute would be disciplined in accordance with the Code of Conduct and Disciplinary process of the Ghana Health Service.
It also warned that it would hand over any patient who attempted to abscond from the Hospital after recovery to the Police for legal action.