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Get to know Gauteng Health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku

May 30, 2019

The new provincial head of health’s first assignment is to improve services for patients and tackle the frustrations of health workers.

Havoc for foreigners after DoH ‘mistake’

March 5, 2019

The National Department of Health (NDoH) has distanced itself from an unconstitutional directive it issued to provincial heads of department nearly two months ago instructing that all non-South African citizens pay in full for all health services.

Union goes to court today over ‘death trap’ building

September 21, 2018

The Department of Health (DoH) and Public Works will go to court on Friday to fight a case laid against them by the Public Servants Association (PSA) about the beleaguered Civitas building in Tshwane.

Bystanders traumatised by death of firefighter

September 5, 2018

Witnesses of the fire that tore through a building in downtown Johannesburg on Wednesday watched in horror as firefighter fell to his death from the 23rd floor.

Clinic too small for community

August 22, 2018

Many patients reliant on state healthcare accept that they have to go to government health clinics where they will have to queue for hours to get assistance.

Calls for action against former Gauteng Health MECs

August 8, 2018
News   OurHealth  

Civil society organisations – enraged by the recent nominations of disgraced politicians Brian Hlongwa and Qedani Mahlangu to the provincial executive committee – have threatened to lead a revolt against the ruling ANC.

Violence at Charlotte Maxeke hospital strike condemned

May 2, 2018
News   OurHealth  

Destruction of property and acts of intimidation that accompanied National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union’s recent strike at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital has been harshly condemned.