Dying Woman Verbally Assaulted and Ridiculed By Nurse In St. Mary’s Hospital [VIDEO]

Daughter of woman verbally assaulted in viral nurse video speaks The daughter of a Hammarsdale woman allegedly verbally abused by a St Mary’s Hospital nurse – who was caught on a now-viral video – is consulting with a lawyer to obtain answers on what exactly went on in her mother’s final hours. “I am traumatised […]
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Former Gauteng Health MEC. Qedani Mahlangu,  Suspended From Studying At The University of Bedfordshire in the UK 

SEVERITY OF ALLEGATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA (ESIDIMENA) LED TO QEDANI MAHLANGU’S SUSPENSION – UNIVERSITY The university released a statement on Tuesday confirming Mahlangu’s suspension from the Global Banking School.  The University of Bedfordshire in the UK says it decided to suspend from studying at one of its affiliated institutions because of the “severity of the […]
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Nelson Mandela Bay Doctors Demand Better Security After Robberies And Break-Ins

About 100 doctors, operating in the Nelson Mandela Bay, including 50 doctors based within the Motherwell SAPS Cluster, held a peaceful march to the Motherwell police station where they handed over a Memorandum of Demands for better security. The doctors said they decided to bring attention to their plight after many of them fell victim […]
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Life Esidimeni: How good people come to do very bad things

Arbitration reveals the skeletons in the Gauteng health department’s closet culture that gave rise to 141 deaths and continues to thrive. Levy Mosenogi could be described like many men who throughout history who have ended up on its bad side: a religious man and active in his community by his own account during his recent […]
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Patient who was missing for nearly 2 weeks found dead in hospital ceiling

The body of a 61-year-old man has been found in the ceiling of a hospital in Stellenbosch – two weeks after he underwent surgery at the facility, the Western Cape health department has confirmed. According to provincial health department spokesperson Mark van der Heever, the man was admitted to Stellenbosch Hospital, Cape Town on October […]
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Man who was robbed and shot after car broke down on N4 freeway North dies

The man who was robbed and shot after his car broke down on the N4 freeway before the Rosslyn off-ramp on Friday has died. The family of 45-year-old Chris le Roux Junior confirmed that he died in the early hours of Saturday at Steve Biko hospital. “We thought he was going to pull through because […]
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Vermiste pasiënt se lyk ná 2 weke in hospitaal-dak gekry

Die lyk van ’n pasiënt wat in die Stellenbosch- Provinsiale hospitaal behandeling ontvang het, is in ’n makabere voorval in die dak van die hospitaal gekry nadat hy sowat twee weke terug verdwyn het. Die man (61), vermoedelik van die Paarl of Stellenbosch, was baie siek en deurmekaar toe hy twee weke gelede spoorloos uit […]
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Treatment waiting times continue to surge as KZN cancer services fail

Watch how waiting times for life-saving cancer treatment has grown as KwaZulu-Natal’s cancer services crumble. As the crisis grows, patients wait longer and longer for treatment. This information comes from the SAHRC’s report but Democratic Alliance spokesperson for health in KwaZulu-Natal Imran Keeka says he doubts the veracity of the information. Keeka alleges the data […]
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Controversial billion rand mental hospital becoming white elephant

The DA is concerned that a number of factors are threatening the operationalization of the new mental hospital in Kimberley, placing it at a very possible risk of becoming a white elephant. These factors include an obvious lack of funds coupled with internal management issues at the Northern Cape Health Department and within provincial government. […]
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SA health sector faces a crisis

South Africa compares unfavourably with middle-income countries on the ratios of medical and dental professionals, and many districts have limited access to specialists and subspecialists. Even South Africa’s private sector has fewer doctors per 100 000 people than most countries in the world. A comprehensive report produced by Econex after a request from the Hospital […]
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