The nurses have declared that they would not go back until their employer gives them a living wage.
Speaking to NewsDay, ward 15 councillor Tichavaona Mhetu argued that the clinic was operating, but only attending to critical issues.
“I spent the better part of Thursday at the clinic and they said they are attending serious cases like women who are already experiencing labour pains,” he said.
Other polyclinics in high-density areas such as Kuwadzana and Glen View are reportedly taking serious cases only.
Ordinary citizens, who have been flocking to council clinics after doctors at major referral centres downed tools two months ago, have been left with no primary health care alternative.
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